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Easy Korean Spicy Noodles (with Beef)

These Korean spicy noodles are a little sweet, a little salty and full of spice. Despite their depth of flavor, they only take 30 min to make!
Course Asian, Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword korean noodles, korean spicy noodles, spicy noodles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 472kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Korean noodles (also referred to as "glass noodles" or "sweet potato noodles")
  • 1 lb beef
  • 1 lb mushrooms
  • 1/2 lb carrots
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 1 lb spinach

Instructions

  • Cut beef into thin strips against the grain. Chop the veggies into similar-sized pieces. Cook the Korean noodles according to the package instructions. 
    Ingredients for spicy Korean noodles
  • Preheat a wok with a little bit of oil over medium heat. Brown the mushrooms and set them aside. Brown the carrots and set them aside.
    Mushrooms in a wok, bowl with ingredients
  • In a small bowl, whisk together all the sauce ingredients. In the wok, cook the beef slices until they form a bit of a brown crust. Pour the sauce over the beef. Let the beef simmer in the sauce for a couple of minutes.
    Sauce in a bowl, wok with beef and sauce
  • Add the noodles, carrots, green onions, and mushrooms into the wok. Toss to combine everything together. Add spinach, stir to combine, and cook for 5 additional minutes. 
    Wok with ingredients cooking
  • Serve warm and enjoy!
    Korean spicy noodles in a bowl

Nutrition

Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 969mg | Potassium: 816mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 10385IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 5mg