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Sticky Beef Noodles

Sticky Beef Noodles Recipe

Take humble beef mince to the next level with my Sticky Beef Noodles, coated in a flavour-packed sweet chilli soy sauce. This tasty recipe is perfect for busy weeknights! It’s ready in under 15 minutes and it’s budget-friendly, with the ingredients costing less than $15—though there’s a good chance you already have most of them at home. Customise this dish by adding your favourite veggies and extra chilli if you like a bit of heat!

Can you make Sticky Beef Noodles ahead of time?

Yes, you can refrigerate cooked Sticky Beef Noodles for up to 3 days.

Are Sticky Beef Noodles suitable for leftovers?

Yes, you can refrigerate cooked Sticky Beef Noodles for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave. Not suitable to freeze.

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Sticky Beef Noodles Recipe

Sticky Beef Noodles

  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


Units Scale
  • 250 g thin noodles (ramen pictured)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic, freshly minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, freshly minced
  • 500 g beef mince/ground beef
  • 1/3 cup sweet chilli sauce
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 cups frozen vegetables of choice (broccoli pictured)
  • 2 spring onions/scallions, finely sliced
  • 1 sliced chilli (optional)
  • Chilli oil, to serve (optional)
  • Sesame seeds, to garnish (optional)


  1. Cook noodles as per packet instructions, less 1 minute. Rinse with cold water and set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet on medium-high heat. Add the olive oil, garlic and ginger, and cook for 30 seconds until fragrant.
  3. Add the beef and cook until browned for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the sweet chilli sauce, all-purpose soy sauce and rice wine vinegar. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the sauce has thickened and caramelised.
  5. Add the frozen vegetables. Place the lid on, and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the vegetables soften slightly.
  6. Add the noodles and spring onion, and cook for 1 minute or until the noodles are heated through.
  7. Serve topped with sliced chilli, chilli oil and sesame seeds, if using.



Sticky Beef Noodles are best enjoyed immediately but do make good leftovers; see the storage and reheating instructions below.


Refrigerate cooked Sticky Beef Noodles for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave. Not suitable to freeze.

  • Author: Nicole
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: noodles, beef, beef noodles, sticky beef noodle
  • Method: pan
  • Cuisine: Asian

Keywords: Sticky Beef Noodles, Sticky Beef Noodles recipe

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  1. Made these two nights ago and added baby corn to the recipe. Sooo quick and easy. I mean at this point, I’m only using your recipes in my weekly meal plans 😂 I never met a simple home recipe I didn’t like!

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