25 noodles recipes
Put noodles at the heart of your meal with our midweek recipes, from chicken chow mein to pad Thai and sticky satay stir-fries
Looking for noodles recipes? Want the best noodle stir-fry? Try our ideas below and check out our noodle soup recipes.
Got a nest of egg noodle to use? Try our chicken chow mein, epic ramen or yaki soba. Prefer gluten-free rice noodle dishes? Check out our veggie pad Thai, Vietnamese-style pho and more. Want to use thicker udon noodles? Make shanghai noodles, miso chicken soup or Japanese curry noodles.
Easy noodle recipes
Soy sauce chow mein
Noodles, bean sprouts and a simple soy sauce dressing combine to make Hetty McKinnon’s speedy chow mein dish which doesn’t compromise on punchy flavours. Serve topped with a fried egg.
A perfect weeknight dish, this speedy dinner uses frozen stir-fry veggie to keep prep to a minimum.
Chicken chow mein
This super-simple chow mein can be on the table in 40 minutes. You'll need soy sauce and shaoxing rice wine for this recipe, as well as medium egg noodles.
Put juicy king prawns to work with flat rice noodles in this classic Thai dish, full of vibrant flavours and ready in half an hour.
Simple chicken pho
Check out our super simple cheat's chicken pho. This wholesome recipe calls for flat rice noodles to soak up the fragrant broth.
Vegetable hakka noodles
Stir-fried over a high heat, this Indo-Chinese dish combines noodles with lots of crunchy veggies – carrot, onion, white cabbage and green beans, to name a few.
Pork biang biang noodles
Our recipe for bang bang-style noodles substitutes hand-pulled noodles for fresh pasta as a cheat’s replacement. Chiu chow chilli oil is the secret weapon here, coating the noodles in a sauce that’s sweet, spicy and savoury.
It only takes 20 minutes to make this fiery (and high protein) veggie dinner, complete with udon noodles, green beans, kimchi, fresh ginger and sesame fried eggs on top.
Steak satay noodles
Make your own satay sauce with crunchy peanut butter and coconut milk, then toss it together with strips of seared sirloin steak and egg noodles. Don’t forget the sriracha!
Cold sesame noodles
Peanuts and sesame are big factors in Sichuan cooking, as is a love of cold savoury dishes to cool off on hot days. This noodle dish is a great recipe to start with, if you want to get involved.
This six-ingredient Japanese recipe comes from Masaki Sugisaki of Dinings SW3. You can buy dried soba noodles in some supermarkets, Japanese grocery stores and online.
Sticky chicken and pepper noodles
Stir-fry strips of chicken and red peppers in a wok with ginger, chilli and honey and then todd through noodles for a comforting midweek meal for two.
Vietnamese turmeric fish with rice noodles
Sunshine yellow deliciousness with a hit of chilli and herbs, this unusual Vietnamese dish is popular in Hanoi. Make your own version for dinner tonight.
Thai-style peanut noodle salad with herbs and watermelon
Ready in 20 minutes, this vibrant vegan noodle salad is packed with juicy watermelon and crunchy peanuts.
Springy udon noodles and strips of marinated pork make the base for this stir-fry, livened up with ginger, spring onions and plenty of veg.
Spicy peanut and szechuan pepper noodles
Add a hint of spice to these creamy peanut noodles, packed with crunchy broccoli and fiery ginger.
Laksa calls for flat rice noodles to soak up the spicy coconut broth.
Dan dan (ish) noodles
This might not be the version of the classic noodle dish you’d get from a restaurant but it’s full of flavour and comforting warmth.
Instant bacon ramen
A quick and easy ramen recipe with crispy sesame seed bacon. This wholesome noodle soup is low in calories and ready in under 30 minutes.
Mango and prawn rice noodle salad
This noodle salad is all about fresh king prawns, sweet and juicy mango and crunchy veggies. A super bright dish that's low in calories and ready in 25 minutes – an easy midweek meal for the family.
Chicken meatball tom kha gai
This tom kha gai with flat rice noodles is packed with plenty of flavour and ready in just 20 minutes. A quick and easy Thai noodle soup recipe.
Beef, ginger and spring onion noodles
Noodles are joined by succulent sirloin steak, fiery ginger and crunchy spring onions in this no-nonsense recipe. Ready in just 20 minutes, make this dish for a simple midweek meal for two.
Yaki udon noodles
This yaki udon noodle recipe is ready in 20 minutes and under 300 calories. Leave out the Worcestershire sauce for a vegetarian version.
Prawn and mushroom miso noodle soup
Follow this super quick and easy noodle soup recipe to have a healthy but comforting meal on the table in just 15 minutes.
Shanghai fried beef noodles
Ready in just 30 minutes, these Shanghai fried beef noodles make a great, easy meal for two midweek.
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