Recipe Cupboard – Szechuan Noodles with Spicy Beef Sauce

Szechuan Noodles with Spicy Beef Sauce


1 pound ground beef

1 1/2 cup chopped onions

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger

1/2 – 1 1/2 teaspoon dry crushed red pepper (start off with just a little and work your way up)

2 tablespoons sesame oil

2 tablespoons cornstarch

3/4 cup beef both

1/3 cup hoisin sauce

2 tablespoons soy sauce

8 ounces vermicelli, cooked

1/2 cup sliced green onion


Brown ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles; drain and keep warm

Pour sesame oil in pan and heat till hot.  Saute onion and next 4 ingredients hot sesame oil until tender.

Combine cornstarch and beef broth, whicking until smooth

Stir broth mixture, hoisin sauce, and soy sauce into ionion mixture.

Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil, stirring constantly 1 minute

Stir in ground beef

Toss with hot cooked pasta, and sprinkle sliced green onions.

Servings 4

Enjoy this wonderful dish.  If you like a lot of sauce you can double this recipe.  Update; the hoisin sauce is quite sweet, so you might start off with just a little and work your way up.