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black pepper beef chow mein|chinasichuanfood.com
Black Pepper Beef Noodles
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Beef chow mein made with spaghettini
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 338 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 150 g beef steak of any cut, thinly sliced
Beef marinating
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. Chinese cooking wine Shaoxing wine
  • 1 tbsp. corn starch
  • 1/2 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp. oyster sauce
  • tbsp. fresh grounded black pepper
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
Other ingredients
  • 2 servings egg noodles or spaghettini
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 thumb ginger ,sliced
  • 2 green peppers , shredded
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 red onion , shredded
  • sesame oil for coating the noodles
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable cooking oil
Cook the noodles
  1. Read the directions on the package firstly and cook the noodle with 1 or 2 minutes less than suggested. Once cooked, drain and then drizzle sesame oil, mix well to separate the noodles.

Fry it up
  1. Cut beef into shreds. Add a small pinch of salt, cooking wine and then 1 tablespoon of the sauce. Mix well and then add starch.

  2. Add cooking oil in a large pan until the oil can evenly cover the bottom of the pan. spread the beef strips in. Let them stay for around 10 seconds and gently stir them several times until the beef strips change color. Transfer the beef out and leave around 1 tablespoon of the oil in.
  3. Fry garlic and ginger until aromatic. Fry green peppers and red onion until slightly soft. Place the noodles in. Add the sauce and return the beef.

Nutrition Facts
Black Pepper Beef Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 769mg 32%
Potassium 301mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 5.9%
Vitamin C 79.7%
Calcium 2.5%
Iron 7.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.