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ground beef over noodles in a white bowl

Ground Beef and Noodles (Asian Style)

Ground Beef and Noodles comes together quickly and is made with a handful of Asian condiments. It's the perfect weeknight dinner solution!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 415kcal


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 large white onion, diced small
  • 2 tsp. garlic, minced (about 2 cloves)
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • noodles of choice (ramen noodles, rice noodles, egg noodles, etc.)


  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. mirin
  • 1 tsp. fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp. hoisin
  • 1 tsp. fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Sriracha (optional)

Garnishes (optional)

  • finely sliced green onions, toasted sesame seeds, red pepper flakes


  • Mix the ingredients together for the sauce in a small bowl or mason jar.
  • Heat sesame oil and vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add the onion and garlic and cook; stirring, until fragrant, ~5 minutes.
  • Add ground beef and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon until meat is no longer pink.
  • Add the sauce and green onions and bring to a simmer. Taste and season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately with noodles of choice. (We went with egg noodles). Garnish with more green onions and sesame seeds if desired.



  • Other noodles to enjoy with include: ramen noodles or rice noodles.
  • Feel free to swap ground beef with ground turkey or ground chicken.
  • We love this meal with roasted broccoli on the side.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 650mg | Potassium: 359mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg