Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup: In an Instant Pot or On the Stove

Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup: In an Instant Pot or On the Stove
Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup: In an Instant Pot or On the Stove
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 2 hr
  • total: 2 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup is a perfect orchestration of tender beef, a rich and slightly spicy broth, fresh noodles, a little bok choy, and that absolutely necessary fistful of Chinese pickled mustard greens and fresh scallions and cilantro.

    Ingredients

    • 3 pounds beef shank, cut into 2-inch chunks
    • 2 tablespoons oil
    • A 2-inch piece of ginger, smashed
    • 6 cloves garlic, smashed
    • 3 scallions, cut into 2-inch segments
    • 1 onion, cut into wedges
    • 1 tomato, cut into wedges
    • 4 dried chilies, ripped in half
    • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
    • 2 tablespoons spicy bean paste (douban jiang)
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • ½ cup soy sauce
    • ½ cup Shaoxing wine
    • Chinese aromatic herbs packet (lu bao) -- do yourself a favor and hunt down the pre-packaged version; if you can’t access it though, see below for ingredients to create your own spice sachet).
    • Fresh white noodles
    • A small handful of bok choy for each serving
    • Cilantro, finely chopped
    • Scallions, finely chopped
    • Pickled mustard greens to taste
    • 4 star anise
    • 1 small cinnamon stick
    • 3 bay leaves
    • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
    • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
    • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
    • 2 tablespoons Sichuan peppercorns
    • 1/4 teaspoon five spice powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 132 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 10.72%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.68%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1982 mg 82.59%
    • Calcium: 72 mg 7.25%
    • Potassium: 332 mg 9.48%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 13 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.53%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 25.9%
    • Vitamin C 27.48%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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