Saigon Beef with Noodles
Saigon Beef with Noodles

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This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Serves: 4
  • Start to Finish: under 15 minutes
  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 644kcal (32%)
  • 677mg (28%) Sodium
  • 44g Carbs
  • 4g Fiber
  • 38g (58%) Fat
  • 8g (38%) Saturated Fat
  • 1g Sugars
  • 34g Protein
  • 60mg (6%) Calcium
  • 6mg (34%) Iron
644kcal (32%)677mg (28%)44g4g38g (58%)1g34g8g (38%)
This protein-packed meal is ready in just 15 minutes.


  • 10 ounces uncooked Chinese noodles (mein)
  • 2 teaspoons roasted peanut oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound top round, trimmed of fat and sliced against the grain into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cup romaine lettuce, thinly shredded
  • 1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste



1. Boil a large pot of water. Add Chinese noodles and cook for 3 minutes, until just tender. Drain and set aside. 2. Meanwhile, set wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add oil and swirl to coat pan. Add garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add beef and stir-fry for 3 minutes, until browned on all sides, stirring constantly. Add 1/2 cup of water and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and season to taste with salt and pepper. 3. Divide noodles among 4 dinner plates. Top with lettuce and then beef mixture. Sprinkle peanuts over top and serve.
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