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Teriyaki Beef and Noodles (15 Minute Recipe)

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Want a quick and easy dinner recipe that’s ready in just 15 minutes? This delicious teriyaki beef and noodles recipe is exactly what you need! It’s a simple yet flavorful dish that is perfect for those busy weeknights when you need to get dinner on the table in a hurry.

teriyaki beef and noodles with carrots, green peppers and flank steak


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Teriyaki Beef and Noodles

The key to this quick and easy recipe is the use of store-bought teriyaki sauce, which adds a savory-sweet flavor to the tender beef and crispy noodles. With just a handful of ingredients, you can have a satisfying and delicious meal the whole family will love.

Regardless of whether you’re a beginner in the kitchen or a seasoned pro, this teriyaki beef and noodles recipe is sure to become a go-to favorite in your weekly meal rotation.

Teriyaki Beef Noodles Ingredients

  • vegetable oil (or any neutral oil)
  • carrot
  • onion
  • green bell pepper
  • flank steak (or pre-sliced beef strips)
  • sea salt
  • pepper
  • fresh noodles (see notes about gluten free)
  • storebought teriyaki sauce

Garnishes

Keep the optional beef garnishes to a minimum. Here’s our go-to:

  • Sesame seeds
  • Green onion

Ingredient Substitutions and Variations

Vegetable oil: Avocado oil or canola oil would be a good substitute.

Teriyaki sauce: You can either buy one from the store or make your own. To save time, we used storebought.

Vegetables: Feel free to add your favorite veggies to this stir fry such as broccoli, bok choy, baby corn, or snow peas.

Gluten Free Tip

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1. If you’re gluten free, you can use the Lotus Ramen noodles. They’re made with brown rice and millet and are my family’s go to.

2. Double-check the ingredients of the teriyaki sauce and make sure it’s not made with a wheat-based soy sauce.

overhead angle of a non stick skillet with teriyaki beef noodles

Kitchen Tools Needed

You can make this teriyaki beef noodle stir fry with whatever you have at home, but here are some tools to make life a little easier.

  1. Large wok
  2. Mandoline Slicer (for the carrots)
  3. Lotus Brown Rice Noodles (for gluten free)
  4. Air-tight containers (for leftovers)

Meal Prep Tips

These beef teriyaki noodles are a great dish to make ahead of time!

After you whip up the recipe, let it cool to room temperature and store it in 4 separate airtight containers for up to 5 days.

Just like that, you have 4 days of lunches or dinners done and ready to go.

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Freezing Instructions

After you let the teriyaki beef fried noodles cool down, you can store them in airtight containers and freeze for up to a month.

We recommend putting a piece of parchment overtop the noodles to prevent freezer burn.

How to Cook Teriyaki Beef and Noodles

It’s so easy to make this recipe for beef noodles.

The first step is to add the carrot and onion to an oiled pan that’s hot and sautee for about a minute, then you’ll add the bell pepper and give it a few extra minutes.

While the veggies are cooking, take your flank steak and slice it up thin.

Add the seasoned steak and sear it for 2-3 minutes.

Then pour in the sauce, give it a good stir and add the noodles.

Toss it all together and serve.

It’s seriously that easy.

chopsticks twirling teriyaki beef noodle stir fry

Teriyaki Beef Noodles FAQ

Yes, you don’t have to use flank steak or sirloin. This recipe would be delicious with chicken, pork, or tofu for a vegetarian option (I would use extra firm tofu and marinate it beforehand).

For gluten free, we recommend rice and millet ramen but you can use lo mein, chow mein, egg noodles, rice noodles, ramen, etc.

  • broccoli
  • red pepper
  • cabbage
  • bok choy
  • snap peas or snow peas
  • baby corn
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Teriyaki Beef and Noodles

Enjoy a delicious homemade teriyaki beef and noodle stir fry, ready in just 15 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.
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teriyaki beef noodle stir fry picked up with tongs
Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time:10 minutes
Total Time:15 minutes

Ingredients
 

To garnish

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a heavy pan. Sauté carrot and onion for 1 minute then add bell peppers. Cook for 2 more minutes.
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil, 1 medium carrot, 1 medium onion, 1 green bell pepper
  • Season the steak with salt and pepper and sear for 2-3 minutes with the vegetables until no more pink.
    ¼ teaspoon sea salt, ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, 1 lb flank steak
  • Pour teriyaki sauce and stir all together. Cook for 2-3 minutes until heated through. Add the cooked noodles, toss to coat.
    ¼ cup teriyaki sauce, 1 lb cooked noodles
  • Garnish with green onions and serve.
    1 teaspoon sesame seeds, 2 teaspoons chopped green onion

Notes

Additional veggies to try:
  • broccoli
  • cabbage
  • bok choy
  • snap peas/snow peas
  • baby corn
Gluten Free tip
  • Use the Lotus Ramen noodles (4-5).
  • Double-check the ingredients of the teriyaki sauce and make sure it’s not made with a wheat-based soy sauce.
How to store leftovers
Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Reheat in the microwave.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 723kcalCarbohydrates: 80gProtein: 38gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 3216mgPotassium: 778mgFiber: 4gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 2683IUVitamin C: 27mgCalcium: 82mgIron: 7mg
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 723kcal


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