Fairtrade Beef and Noodle Stir Fry

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Serves: 4
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 12 minutes


  • For the sauce4 tbsp Cornflour
  • 250ml Dark soy sauce
  • 2tbsp Cold strong The Co-operative Fairtrade 99 tea
  • 2tbsp The Co-operative Fairtrade honey
  • 1 Cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1tbsp Grated ginger
  • Red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • Salt and black pepperFor the stir-fry1tbsp Sesame oil
  • 450g The Co-operative British beef frying strips, cut into strips
  • 1 The Co-operative onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 The Co-operative trimmed salad onions, sliced
  • 4 The Co-operative large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 150g (5 oz) Baby corn, sliced into three pieces each
  • 150g (5 oz) The Co-operative Fairtrade Bean sprouts
  • 400g (14oz) The Co-operative free range egg noodles, cooked and drained


  1. To make the sauce mix together the cornflour and soy sauce in a small jug then add the remaining sauce ingredients, season with salt and black pepper and mix well. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or non-stick frying pan and add the beef and stir-fry for 5 minutes until the meat is browned.
  3. Add the onions, peppers, spring onions, carrots and baby corn then stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour the sauce into the pan and heat gently for 2 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  5. Add the beansprouts and cooked noodles and simmer for 3-4 minutes until the noodles are heated through.

Hints and Tips

As an alternative idea leave out the noodles and serve with some cooked long grain rice or serve in a warm wrap.

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