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Slow Cooker Honey Chilli Beef Noodles

These sticky, sweet and spicy slow-cooked beef noodles are the perfect lazy fakeaway and a Bored of Lunch fan favourite.

From the book

Nathan Anthony


This is a quick and lean version of one of my favourite local Chinese takeaway dishes, and one of the most popular recipes I have ever shared with my online followers.

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400g beef steaks, thinly sliced
4 tbsp dark soy sauce
5 tbsp light soy sauce
2 tsp rice vinegar
5 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tbsp hoisin sauce
3 tbsp orange juice
4 tbsp honey
2 tsp chilli flakes
1 tbsp cornflour, mixed to a paste with 1 tbsp water
1 red pepper, sliced
200g dried egg noodles
350ml hot chicken stock
chopped spring onions and sesame seeds to garnish

Essential kit

You will need: a slow cooker.


Place all the ingredients, except the red pepper, noodles and stock, in the slow cooker and stir. Cook on high for 2 hours. Add the red pepper, noodles and stock, stir and cook for another 15–20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes. Garnish with spring onions and sesame seeds.


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From the book: Bored of Lunch: The Healthy Slow Cooker Book

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