• 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 120g hoisin and garlic stir-fry sauce
  • Zest of 1 lime, plus 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 400g extra-lean beef stir fry, or sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 small bunch of spring onions, washed and sliced lengthways into thin strips
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
  • 50g unsalted cashew nuts
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 300g ready-cooked rice noodles


  1. 1

    CHILDREN: Put the honey, soy sauce, hoisin and garlic sauce, lime zest and juice into a large bowl and mix together. Set aside.

  2. 2

    Heat half the oil in a large pan or wok. Add the beef and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until browned. Remove from the pan and transfer to the bowl with the sauce. Discard any juices left in the pan and wipe it clean with kitchen towel.

  3. 3

    Heat the remaining oil in the same pan, then add half the spring onion and the chilli. Stir-fry for 1 minute, then add the cashew nuts and peppers and cook for a further 3 minutes.

  4. 4

    Meanwhile, cook the noodles according to the instructions on the packet. Tip the beef and sauce into the pan with the pepper mixture and heat gently for 1 minute. Serve with the rice noodles and garnish with the remaining spring onion.


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Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1654kj 395kcal 20%
  • Fat 15.3g 22%
  • Saturates 3.3g 17%
  • Sugars 14.5g 16%
  • Salt 1.1g 18%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 641kj/153kcal

Each serving provides

35.1g carbohydrate 3.5g fibre 27.6g protein

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