Stovetop, Grater, Colander, Frying pan
Prepare the rice noodles according to the package instructions.
Wash & trim the cucumber. Slice the cucumber into half-moons. Add the cucumber to a small bowl.
Peel & grate the carrot.
Transfer the carrots to a small bowl. Add half of the sugar, vinegar & soy sauce to the carrots. Add a drizzle of oil & fish sauce (optional). Stir. Add the rest of the sugar & vinegar to the cucumber bowl. Season the cucumber with salt & pepper. Stir.
Thinly slice the steak. Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the steak to the pan. Cook, stirring for 2 min.
Add the remaining soy sauce to the pan. Add a splash of water. Cook, stirring until the steak is cooked to your liking. Then remove from heat.
Arrange the drained noodles, carrots & cucumber in a serving bowl. Drizzle any remaining sauce from the small bowls over top.
Add the beef & pan sauce to the bowl. Garnish with chopped peanuts & fresh cilantro (optional). Enjoy!
Average estimated amount for one serving
On average, one serving of the recipe "Vietnamese-Inspired Beef & Noodle Bowl" contains 532 Energy, 23 g of Fat, 51 g of Carbohydrates, 23 g of Protein, 3 g of Fiber.