Ramen-Style Beef

Ramen-Style Beef

Serves 4


  • 300 g - 400 g Scotch Beef PGI feather blade steak, cut into thick strips

  • 1 litre miso soup (made from a sachet) OR 2 tbsp miso paste dissolved in 1 litre of boiling water

  • 1 thumb sized piece root ginger cut into tiny matchsticks

  • 1 star anise

  • 150 g udon noodles

  • 2 tbsp groundnut oil

  • 1 red pepper, thinly shredded

  • 1 medium red chilli, sliced

  • 100 g oriental mushrooms including shiitake or enoki

  • 100 g chestnut closed cap mushrooms, sliced

  • 200 g baby pak choi, thickly sliced

  • 1 small bunch chives, chopped and 1 small handful picked coriander leaves (optional)

Cooking Method

  1. Prepare the miso soup in a saucepan and add the ginger and star anise and set to simmer on a low heat.
  2. Cook the noodles according to the pack instructions, drain and set aside
  3. In a heavy based deep frying pan or wok heat a little groundnut oil until smoking and stir fry the beef strips for a minute or two, remove from the pan and keep warm, add a little more oil if necessary and stir fry the red pepper for one minute then add the chilli for a few seconds, stirring, then add to the meat to stay warm. Toss the mushrooms in the wok for a few seconds then add them to the simmering miso soup along with the pak choi.
  4. Divide the noodles between warm bowls, ladle over some soup and vegetables, top with some strips of beef, pepper and chilli, chives and coriander.

Serving suggestions

Serve straight away with chopsticks and a spoon.

Where can I buy Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork?

Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

Scotch Beef Club

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