Recipes - Tried & True Szechuan Noodles With Spicy (Ground) Beef Sauce

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Szechuan Noodles With Spicy Beef Sauce Recipe - Chinese.Food.com - 48760

Only change is that I omit the red pepper flakes at cooking and we add spicies at the table since little taste buds can't handle the heat. I also shredded 2 carrots into the sauce. Add chopsticks (with the plastic helpers) and everyone eats it all up!

[h=1]Szechuan Noodles With Spicy Beef Sauce[/h]
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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Servings: 4

[h=2]About This Recipe[/h]"Tired of using ground beef the same old way? Try this spicy dish! Feel free to double the sauce if you like it really saucy! Update: the hoisin sauce is quite sweet, so you might start off with just a little and work your way up!"

[h=2]Ingredients[/h]
    • 1 lb ground beef
    • 1 1/2 cups 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 broth
    • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 8 ounces vermicelli, cooked
    • 1/2 cup sliced green onion

[h=2]Directions[/h]
  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles; drain and keep warm.
  2. Pour sesame oil in pan and heat till hot. Saute onion and next 4 ingredients hot sesame oil until tender.
  3. Combine cornstarch and beef broth, whisking until smooth.
  4. Stir broth mixture, hoisin sauce, and soy sauce into onion mixture.
  5. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
  6. Stir in ground beef.
  7. Toss with hot cooked pasta, and sprinkle with sliced green onions.
  8. Yield: 4 servings.
 
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