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Spicy Szechuan Beef Noodle Recipe on GirlCarnivore.com

Spicy Szechuan Beef Noodles

This spicy Szechuan inspired dish packs a bite and is stocked full of crunchy veggies for the perfect quick dinner burn.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • Salt
  • 1 lbs dried Chinese noodles or a flat pasta
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • 1 onion minced
  • 1 small red chile pepper such as fresno, seeded and minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 inch fresh ginger peeled and minced
  • 2 tspn szechuan pepper or red pepper flakes
  • 1 tspn Chinese five-spice powder
  • ¼ - ⅓ cup tamari or dark soy sauce
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • 1 bunch green beans
  • 1 bunch scallions thinly sliced on an angle
  • Sriracha for serving


  • Cook the noodles in salted boiling water according to direction on package. Drain.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet or wok, heat the olive oil over high heat until smoking. Turn to coat pan.
  • Add the beef, and cook, breaking up into smaller chunks, for 3 minutes. 
  • Add the onion, chile, garlic, ginger, Szechuan pepper, and five-spice powder to the beef. 
  • Cook until onion is softened and beef is cooked through, about 2 to 4 minutes longer. Add the red pepper and green beans and cook until crunchy.
  • Add the noodles to the beef and veggie mixture. Stir in the tamari sauce. 
  • Remove from heat and toss with the scallions. 
  • Serve with additional chili sauce on the side.


From: Rachael Ray Magazine