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Beef Chow Fun
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Beef Chow Fun---Beef stir-fried with rice noodle, bean sprouts, spring onions and Chinese chives is a famous Cantonese dish.
Course: Breakfast, staple food
Cuisine: Cantonese
Keyword: Beef, Chow Fun
Servings: 2
Calories: 1228 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1/2 pound beef
  • 1 pound wide rice noodle , ho fen
  • 1 small bunch of Chinese chive or scallion , cut into sections around 10cm long
  • 1 small bunch of bean sprouts
  • 1/4 middle size white onion , shredded
Marinade sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese cooking wine or water
  • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon starch
Stir fry sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  1. Cut beef into thin slices, put into a bowl. And then add all of ingredients for marinade sauce. Stir until well combined and set aside for around 15 minutes.
  2. Heat up cooking oil in wok. Add beef slices in to cook around half minute or just until the color of beef slices changes. Transfer the beef slices out and also pour the oil out. Clean your pan or wok.
  3. Heat up around 1 and 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil, add rice noodle and onion shreds and straight after that stir in the stir fry sauce. Keep tossing your pan or wok until the noodles are well coated with the sauce.
  4. Return beef slices and bean sprouts to fry for another half minutes. Keep tossing your pan.
  5. Add Chinese chives or scallion to fry for another 30 seconds.
  6. Serve hot!
Recipe Notes

I do not add salt in my stir fry sauce since my soy sauce contains salt. Do add some according to taste and the brand of soy sauce.
Newly updated recipe on Nov. 2014.

Nutrition Facts
Beef Chow Fun
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1228 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 1906mg83%
Potassium 436mg12%
Carbohydrates 196g65%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 325IU7%
Vitamin C 5.8mg7%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.