Noodles with beef and broccoli

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Appears in
Winter Food

By Jill Norman

Published 2005

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This is a version of a common Thai dish that is also made with pork or chicken, and when made there uses many more chillies. Make sure to shred the lime leaves very finely or they are impossible to eat; if you can’t, it is better to leave them in large pieces and remove them before serving.


  • 250 g egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 3 cloves


Cook the egg noodles in a big pan of boiling water until just tender, about 3–4 minutes. Drain, rinse under cold water and set aside.

Heat a wok and when it is very hot, pour in the oil, swirling it around to coat the sides. Stir-fry the garlic and chilli until the garlic is golden brown, then add the beef and stir well. Add the broccoli, lime leaves, fish sauce, soy sauce and st