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Beef and Udon Stir Fry

Quick and easy stir fry! You could easily substitute in other vegetables if broccoli and carrots are not your thing. Udon is a Japanese-style thick wheat noodle and can be found in the refrigerated section of your local supermarket- very tasty, give it a try!

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 (7-ounce) refrigerated udon noodles, seasoning sauce packets discarded
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 8 ounces shredded beef top sirloin filet
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 6 ounces broccoli florets
  • 2 carrots, diced

For the sauce

  • 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Whisk together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, red pepper flakes and ground black pepper in a small bowl, then set aside.
  2. Cook udon noodles according to package instructions (usually 2-3 minutes in a pot of boiling water), then drain and set aside.
  3. Heat 1T sesame oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add beef and cook until browned, then set aside.
  4. Add mushrooms, broccoli and carrots to the skillet. Cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in udon noodles, beef and soy sauce mixture until well combined, about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately.

*Recipe lightly adapted from: http://damndelicious.net/2014/11/28/beef-noodle-stir-fry/?m