Steak Broth Recipe with Noodles

Star anise and soy broth with seared steak

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Check out our simple beef broth recipe with crunchy mangetout and sweet baby corn. This easy noodle soup recipe is ready in 30 minutes and it's low in calories


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  • ginger 4 thin slices, plus 2 tsp of finely chopped
  • spring onions 4
  • chicken stock 600ml
  • star anise 2, broken up
  • cinnamon stick 1
  • cloves 5
  • brown sugar 1 tsp
  • dried chilli flakes a good pinch
  • sesame oil 2 tsp, plus a little extra for the steak
  • rice vinegar or sherry vinegar 2 tsp
  • sirloin steak 250g, fat trimmed
  • mangetout and baby corn 175g pack
soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • fresh egg noodles 200g


  • Step 1

    Put the sliced ginger, 2 of the spring onions, the stock, spices and sugar in a pan over a low heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Simmer very gently, covered, for 15 minutes. Strain, then tip the liquid back into the pan (discarding the solids).

  • Step 2

    Finely chop the remaining spring onions and mix with the finely chopped ginger, dried chilli flakes, sesame oil, rice vinegar and a splash of water.

  • Step 3

    Heat a frying pan to very hot. Oil the steak with a drizzle of sesame oil and season well. Sear for 2 minutes on each side then rest under foil.

  • Step 4

    Reheat the broth and simmer the mangetout and baby corn for 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in the soy sauce then add the noodles to heat through.

  • Step 5

    Divide the noodles, veg and broth between 2 bowls then top with sliced steak and the ginger and sesame oil mix.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 457
  • Fat 15.2g
  • Saturates 4.4g
  • Carbs 34.2g
  • Sugars 7.2g
  • Fibre 5.5g
  • Protein 43.1g
  • Salt 2.5g