Mongolian Beef Noodle Bowls

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Lately for some reason I have been having a major Thai/Chinese food cravings. Going on Pinterest as I always do I searched for some rice noodle bowl recipe and this one came up. I made it tonight and I highly recommend making it sometime! My roommates and I all really liked it. It’s super easy and there are not a lot of ingredients. Plus everything used to make this dish is gluten free.

Ingredients:

8 oz. gluten free rice noodles

1/2 cup gluten free soy sauce

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup water

1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

2 TBS of vegetable oil

1 lb flank steak

salt and pepper

5 green onions

3 cups coleslaw mix

1/2 tsp freshly granted ginger

3 cloves of garlic minced

Directions:

  1. Pre-soak rice noodles according to package directions then drain and set aside. Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, water, and red pepper flakes then set aside.
  2. Heat 1/2 Tablespoon oil in a wok or large nonstick skillet over heat that’s just a touch below high. Make sure oil is very hot before adding 1/3 of the beef in an even layer in the bottom of the wok. (If oil is not hot enough or you overcrowd the wok, the beef will steam vs sear.) Season lightly with salt and pepper then allow beef to form a crust on the bottom before flipping and stir frying until just barely cooked through. Remove beef to a plate then repeat with remaining beef, using 1/2 Tablespoon oil to stir fry each batch, and then set the plate aside.
  3. Heat remaining 1/2 Tablespoon oil in the wok then add green onions and coleslaw mix, season lightly with salt, and then stir fry until coleslaw begins to wilt, 1-2 minutes. Add ginger and garlic then stir fry for another 30 seconds.
  4. Add drained noodles and sauce to wok then stir fry until noodles are tender, 3-4 minutes. Remove wok from heat then add beef and toss until warmed through, and then serve.

 

Hope you enjoy if you decide to make this!

 

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