Korean Meatball Recipe with Noodles

Korean meatball noodles

  • serves 2-3
  • Easy

Spice up your midweek meal and cook these super simple meatballs with crunchy stir-fried vegetables, quick egg noodles and punchy gochujang (hot Korean paste)


Try these Korean meatball noodles, then check out more meatball recipes, such as our baked Italian meatballs and vegetarian meatballs.



  • groundnut oil 2 tbsp, for frying
  • ready-made beef meatballs 12
  • gochujang 2 tbsp, see notes below
  • rice vinegar 2 tbsp
  • soy sauce 1 tbsp, plus a splash for the noodles
  • stir-fry vegetable mix 100g pack, (such as Waitrose Rainbow Stir-Fry)
  • cooked egg noodles 300g
  • sesame oil 2 tsp


  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and cook the meatballs until browned all over and cooked through. Whisk the gochujang, vinegar and soy with 2 tbsp of boiling water. Tip in with the meatballs and cook, stirring, until the meatballs are glazed and saucy.

  • Step 2

    In a separate pan, stir-fry the veg with another tbsp of oil and a big pinch of salt. Add the noodles and heat through. Add the sesame oil and another splash of soy. Serve the veg and noodles with the meatballs and sauce.

Gochujang is a hot Korean paste available in larger supermarkets and online.

Try more of our meatball recipes

Italian Baked Meatballs Recipe

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 600
  • Fat 36.5g
  • Saturates 14.1g
  • Carbs 40.7g
  • Sugars 6.5g
  • Fibre 5.3g
  • Protein 24.5g
  • Salt 2.6g