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Japanese beef and soba noodle soup

13
13
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Master the art of traditional Japanese cuisine with this delicious noodle soup.

Ingredients

vegetable stock cube

1 tbs, (dashi)

fresh ginger

1 tsp, grated

soy sauce

¼ cup(s), (60ml)

mirin

2 tbs

carrot(s)

1 medium, cut into match sticks

broccolini

100 g, florets

pak choy

1 bunch(es), trimmed, chopped

peanut oil

1 tbs

lean beef sirloin steak

440 g, (500g fat trimmed), thinly sliced

soba noodles 100% buckwheat

270 g

sesame oil

1 tsp

green shallot(s)

1 individual, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Place dashi powder, ginger, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon mirin and 2L (8 cups) cold water in a large saucepan. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave carrot, broccoli and pak choy, separately, until just tender. Drain.
  3. Heat oil in a wok or large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Stir-fry beef, in batches, for 3–4 minutes or until browned. Add remaining soy sauce and mirin. Stir-fry for 1–2 minutes or until beef is coated. Transfer to a bowl. Cover to keep warm.
  4. Meanwhile, cook noodles in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, or until just tender. Drain.
  5. Divide noodles among serving bowl and top with beef and vegetables. Ladle over dashi broth and serve sprinkled with sesame oil and shallots.

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