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Beef Chow Fun

Katerina | Diethood
Prepared with thinly-sliced flank steak and ribbons of wide rice noodles, this pan-fried recipe for Beef Chow Fun is easy to make and it's loaded with flavor!
Servings : 4
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinating Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins


  • 3 cups bite-size broccoli florets
  • 8 to 10 ounces wide dry rice noodles, (also known as, sa-ho fun noodles)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • ½ cup thinly sliced yellow onion
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 3 green onions, sliced, white and green parts included
  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry or Shaoxing wine
  • Pinch of granulated sugar


  • Place the sliced flank steak in a larger bowl.
  • To the steak, add low sodium soy sauce, dry sherry, water, sesame seed oil, and cornstarch; toss to combine. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, bring a pot of water to a boil; add the broccoli florets to the boiling water and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes, or until just tender. Drain, rinse, and set aside.
  • Cook the noodles according to the package directions. Rinse them with cold water and then toss the noodles with a drizzle of oil to prevent them from sticking. Set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil to a wok or a large skillet; set over high heat and heat it up.
  • To the hot oil, add the steak and cook for 1 minute per side.
  • Remove steak from the wok/pan.
  • Return pan to the burner and heat up 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil.
  • Add ginger to the heated oil and cook for 5 seconds.
  • Stir in the garlic and cook for 10 seconds.
  • Stir in the sliced yellow onion and cook for 20 seconds.
  • Add in the cooked noodles; toss around and cook for a minute.
  • Make the stir fry sauce: In a small bowl whisk together 3 tablespoons soy sauce with 1 tablespoon dry sherry and a pinch of sugar.
  • Add the beef to the skillet and pour in the prepared stir fry sauce; stir to combine.
  • Stir in the bean sprouts, broccoli, and green onions; toss and stir, and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Remove from heat; taste and adjust accordingly.
  • Transfer everything to a serving plate.
  • Serve.


Calories: 470 kcal | Carbohydrates: 59 g | Protein: 31 g | Fat: 11 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 68 mg | Sodium: 766 mg | Potassium: 781 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 521 IU | Vitamin C: 68 mg | Calcium: 90 mg | Iron: 3 mg | Net Carbs: 55 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Cantonese, Chinese
Keyword: beef stir fry recipe, rice noodles