Ramen Noodle Stir Fry

Posted: July 22

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Don’t bother with those bland flavor packets that come with the instant ramen when your dish could be so much tastier! Ramen Noodle Stir Fry takes those tender instant noodles and elevates them into savory, hearty goodness, infusing each bite with a beefy, spicy, tangy sauce that you’ll want to lick from the bowl. With juicy beef and flavorful onions, Ramen Noodle Stir Fry is the ramen dinner of your dreams. Plus it’s just as quick as using those packets, so why not treat yourself?


• 2 (3.5 ounce) packages instant ramen noodles, flavor packets discarded • 1/3 cup beef stock • 1/4 cup oyster sauce • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar • 1 teaspoon sriracha, plus more to taste • 1 tablespoon sesame oil • 1 pound lean ground beef • 1 cup sweet onion, diced • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated • 2 green onions, optional, thinly sliced, for garnish • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds, optional, for garnish


Step 1

In a large pot of boiling water, cook the ramen noodles until tender, about 3-4 minutes.

Step 2

Rinse the noodles with cold water and drain.

Step 3

In a medium bowl, whisk together the beef stock, oyster sauce, rice wine vinegar, and sriracha.

Step 4

Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Step 5

Add the ground beef and onion, and cook until the beef has browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the beef as it cooks.

Step 6

Drain the excess fat from the skillet.

Step 7

Stir in the garlic and ginger and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Step 8

Stir in the beef stock mixture, scraping any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet.

Step 9

Stir in the ramen noodles until heated through and evenly coated in sauce, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 10

Serve immediately, garnished with the green onions and sesame seeds.

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