Thai Braised Beef Noodles is one of Thailand’s popular dishes that has conquered the Malaysian food market. The broth of the dish is an iconic part of Thai street food and culture, offering various variety of different styles and flavours that blend influences throughout the region of Asia. Hence, we’re highlighting the recipe for Thai braised beef noodles in this article.
In Thailand, this noodle dish can be found everywhere. Vendors would push a cart carrying a boiling pot of bone broth, and stockpot containing noodles, vegetables and garnishes, and roam through the streets or park at roadsides. The vendors would use two pieces of bamboo block and tap them, making a “bok bok” sound to let people know that they are nearby.
You can now follow our recipe and try to make this iconic dish at home!
- 2 tbsp. peanut oil
- 300g round steak, fat removed, sliced into thin strips
- 5 garlic cloves, chopped
- 300g ground beef
- 2 stalks celery, sliced diagonally into inch-long pieces
- 2 scallions, thinly sliced
- 3 pints beef stock
- 1 tsp. ground black pepper
- 1⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 4 tbsp. fish sauce
- 300g wet noodle sheets, cut into strips
- 1 cup bean sprouts
- 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
- 2 tbsp. white vinegar (optional)
- 1 tbsp. dried red pepper flakes (optional)
- In a large pot, fry beef strips in oil until browned.
- Remove the beef strips, leaving the oil and juice in the pot.
- Fry the garlic until golden.
- Quickly add ground beef, celery, and scallions. Stir until the beef is just brown.
- Add beef stock, black pepper, cinnamon, and fish sauce.
- Bring to a boil, then add noodles.
- Remove from heat and put into individual bowls.
- Top with beef strips and cilantro.
- As condiment, soak the red pepper flakes in the vinegar and add to individual bowls.
Hope you find our recipe for Thai Braised Beef Noodles helpful! If you prefer pad thai, try making one using our recipe too.
There you are, delicious homemade Thai Braised Beed Noodles! However, if you find it too much of a hassle to cook, don’t forget you can always order a well-prepped meal from foodpanda!