Chef's recipe: Crispy chilli beef noodle (Kata-yakisoba)

March 01, 2019

Crispy chilli beef noodles - Kata-yakisoba
(Kata means hard, yakisoba means chow main)

How to make Kata Yakisoba | SushiSushi


<Ingredients: Serves for 4>

400 g of minced beef
2 cloves Garlic (chopped finely) Flat beans (sliced)
1 Red pepper (sliced)
Baby corns (slice into half)
2 packs of yakisoba noodle
1 Tbsp of sunflower oil1 pinch of sea salt

<Chilli Sauce>

2 Tbsp of soy sauce
1 Tbsp of cooking sake
1 pinch sea salt
1 pinch sugar
2 tsp of Black bean garlic paste
2 tsp of potato starch*
4 Tbsp of Water



1. Make the main topping
Pour the sunflower oil in a frying pan and cook the garlic on low heat until the flavour is infused into the oil (please mind the garlic are not to be coloured).
Add the beef mince and sea salt, and cook breaking any larger chunks with spatula on medium heat.
When almost all meat is cooked, add the vegetables and stir for 3 minutes on medium heat.How to make Kata Yakisoba | SushiSushi
Add sea salt, sugar, the black bean paste, soy sauce and Sake. When all are combined well, remove from the heat.

2. Cook the noodle
Meanwhile make crispy noodle. Apply some sunflower oil in a frying pan and heat the noodle on medium heat until crispy.

3. Finish the topping with thick sauce
Bring the main topping to the heat again and when it’s completely heated, make the mixture of potato starch and water in a bowl.

How to make Kata Yakisoba | SushiSushi

All potato starch is dissolved, then pour all over the main topping immediately and stir until the sauce is thicken.

4. Plate presentation
Place two different size of circles** on a plate.

How to make Kata Yakisoba | SushiSushi

Fill the gap up with cooked noodles first, and slightly press the fillings for making the shape settled. Add the main toppings on top and gently squeeze.

How to make Kata Yakisoba | SushiSushi

How to make Kata Yakisoba | SushiSushi

Pull up the smaller circle carefully first, and pull the larger one up.
Put some vegetables of the main topping on the top for garnish. Serve with black pepper if you like.

** We use two circles with diameters of 9cm and 5cm

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