Korean Styled Fried Noodles

Courtesy of Joon Myung Kim, Kim’s Korean Foods

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 full servings


- 1 1/2 Lbs, Beef flank steak

- 3 Tbsp, Peanut oil

- 1/2 Lb, Mushroom, Sliced

- 1/2 Cup, Soy sauce

- 2 Tbsp, Sesame oil

- 2 Tbsp, Sugar

- 12 Oz, Chinese wheat noodles (Udon may also be used)

- 4 Cloves, Garlic, Minced

- 4 Scallions, Thinly sliced

- 1-3 Small, Dried hot red chili peppers

- 2 Carrots, Grated


1. Slice beef thinly across the grain into pieces about 3 inches long (doing this while beef is partially frozen is best)

2. Bring beef to room temperature

3. In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar, until sugar dissolves; set aside until needed

4. Cook the noodles in boiling water about 8-10 minutes or until tender; drain

5. While noodles are cooking, cook mushrooms in peanut oil in a small skillet until softened, then remove and drain away the liquid that collects

6. Add the garlic, scallions and hot peppers to the skillet and cook on high for about 1 minute or until peppers becomes aromatic

7. Add carrots, steak and mushrooms

8. Cook the meat for 2-3 minutes; do not overcook, as meat is usually served on the rare side

9. Add the soy sauce mixture and cook about 2 minutes more

10. Place noodles on a serving platter and top with beef mixture, and toss together until mixed

11. Plate immediately, serve and ENJOY!

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