Hoisin Beef & Edamame with Noodles

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces soba noodles or whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons sweet chile-garlic sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 8 ounces flank steak,
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups frozen shelled edamame, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

 

Method:

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add noodles, stirring occasionally, until the noodles are just tender, 6 to 8 minutes or according to package directions. Drain.
  • Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add steak and cook until just cooked through. Transfer the steak to a plate
  • Mix lime juice, hoisin sauce, garlic and sweet chile sauce to taste with cornstarch in a small bowl.
  • Add bell pepper to the pan and cook. Add edamame and cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
  • Add ginger and sauce, and stir for about 30 seconds.
  • Add back the beef to the pan stir, until the sauce thickens.
  • Remove from the heat. Add the noodles and toss.
  • Serve into four bowls and top with cilantro.

 

Makes 4 servings.

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