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Asparagus Beef Lo Mein

This springtime beef lo mein recipe is as easy as it gets. Ramen noodles make it extra fun. —Dottie Wanat, Modesto, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (1 pound), cut into thin strips
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) beef ramen noodles
  • 2/3 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2-1/4 cups water, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced

Directions

  • Toss beef with 1/2 teaspoon seasoning from a ramen seasoning packet (discard remaining opened packet). In a small bowl, mix hoisin sauce and 1/4 cup water.
  • In a saucepan, bring remaining water to a boil. Add noodles and contents of the unopened seasoning packet; cook, uncovered, 3 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, until noodles are tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry beef until browned, 3-4 minutes. Remove from pan.
  • In same pan, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry asparagus with garlic until crisp-tender, 1-3 minutes. Stir in hoisin sauce mixture; bring to a boil. Cook until slightly thickened. Stir in beef; heat through. Serve over noodles.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 511 calories, 21g fat (7g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 1367mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 31g protein.

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  • scard
    Aug 6, 2019

    I made this last night and it was delicious. I made it in an electic skillet and followed the recipe as written. Dinner was on the table in 20 minutes. And no leftovers

  • Kara Webber Schiro
    Jun 4, 2018

    Overall really good, however the hoisin got to be a little too sweet. Will try it again maybe by adding Soy Sauce or Stir fry sauce with the hoisin to tone it down a little.

  • Appy_Girl
    Apr 3, 2018

    Thanks to some helpful reviews I was able to make a healthier version of this recipe. I discarded the seasoning packet and used Au Jus to cook the noodles in. I also added some sliced carrots for extra points. Layer by layer this recipe came together in a flash using just one skillet. For the meat I used left over Prime Rib. Super easy and super tasty.Taste Of Home VFE

  • lshaw
    Feb 23, 2018

    I was worried that the meat would end up tough and chewy as it has for other stir-fries I've done; however, it turned out quite tender-Yay!! This meal came together like a 30-Minute Meal, which is beneficial since I work a stressful full-time job. Overall, we liked it quite a lot. I thought the hoisin sauce from my store was a bit too sweet. I also added about 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper to bring up the spice factor. Made a very attractive presentation on a large platter.

  • meaganteal
    Oct 11, 2014

    Me and my husband liked it, but the kids thought the sauce on the mixture wasn't good (they are 3 and 7, so they have picky taste buds). I only used on pack of ramen, and that was plenty for us.

  • chawks80
    Feb 1, 2014

    quick and easy, will make again

  • lovecooking86
    Nov 21, 2013

    This was an awesome dish hubby and kids loved it will definitely make again...butIt's not hard to understand ladies use 1/2 tsp of one packet then throw away....THEN...use the other packet for the rest of the recipe just read it carefully

  • sugarradish
    Jun 10, 2012

    My husband really likes this dish. I make it with brocolli and it turns out really good.

  • katlaydee3
    Oct 4, 2011

    I really liked this dish and will definitely make again. I served it with egg rolls.

  • Janice Gillette
    Sep 21, 2008

    Whenever I fix Ramen soup, I only use about half of the seasoning packet because it's so full of salt. Try it, it's just fine without the whole packet.