Spicy Cumin Fried Noodles

with Tofu & Green Beans

Complex | 30 min

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Inspired by the much loved flavours of Biang Biang noodles from China's Shaanxi Province. This noodle bowl is as slurpable as it is aromatic. Toasted cumin seeds add fragrance and nuttiness to fresh broad noodles with tender green beans, lush cilantro and zesty lime.
Contains: Sesame, Soy, Sulphites, Wheat

May Contain: Egg, Fish, Milk, Mustard, Peanuts, Shellfish, Tree Nuts, other sources of Gluten

What We'll Send

Cumin Seeds
Wide White Noodle
Sesame Oil
Green Onion
Sambal Oelek
GF Soy Sauce
Green Beans
Fried Tofu
Onion Sliced
Allergen Notice: We cannot guarantee the complete absence of food allergens. Our meals are prepared in a facility that contains allergens including tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, milk, soy, eggs, wheat, barley, rye, oats, triticale, mustard, sesame, and sulphites. Though best practices are used when preparing the meal kits, inadvertent cross-contamination may occur.
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Nutritional Info Per Serving
Calories 502
Fat 23g
Protein 13g
Carbohydrates 60g

Cooking Directions


Tip 1: Removing as much moisture from the tofu will help achieve a crispier result.
Tip 2: Add cumin seeds into recipe 1 tsp. at a time in Step 3. Adjust to your taste preference.


Cook Noodles

  • Bring 2 ½ litres salted water to a boil in a large pot.
  • Loosen wide white noodles and cut in half using scissors or a knife.
  • Once water boils, add noodles and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Drain noodles in a fine mesh sieve.

Prepare Ingredients

  • Wash green beans and jalapeño.
  • Trim ends off green beans and cut into thirds.
  • Cut jalapeño in half, remove stem and seeds, and cut into ¼ inch slices.
  • Wash hands well with hot soapy water.
  • Drain tofu and place on paper towel. Put more paper towel on top.
  • Press down on tofu to remove as much moisture as possible.
  • Cut tofu into 1 inch cubes.

Begin Stir Fry

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high.
  • Add 2 tbsp. of the sesame oil to hot skillet.
  • Add tofu and cook for about 3–4 minutes, flipping once, or until crispy. 
  • Add green beans, jalapeño, and onion.
  • Cook for another 3–5 minutes, or until beans are tender and bright green.
  • Add garlic, and cumin seeds 1 tsp. at a time to taste.
  • Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  • Remove stir fry from skillet and set aside.

Fry Noodles

  • Add remaining sesame oil to same skillet and swirl around to coat.
  • Add cooked noodles to skillet.
  • Cook for 3–5 minutes, tossing occasionally until some noodles turn crispy and brown.

Prepare Garnishes

  • Wash lime, green onion, and cilantro.
  • Cut lime in half.
  • Slice green onions into ½ inch rounds.
  • Pick and chop cilantro leaves.
  • Add stir fry from Step 3 back into skillet over medium heat.
  • Add soy sauce and sambal oelek to taste.
  • Toss well to coat.


  • Divide stir fry into large bowls.
  • Garnish with green onion, cilantro, and lime juice to taste.
  • Enjoy!

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