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Spicy Veg Noodles Recipe In 20 Minutes

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A lush veg noodles recipe that's perfect for busy folks who want to eat healthily but don't have time to cook. The noodles are dressed in a spicy concoction of soy sauce, chilli flakes, fresh garlic and ginger and a generous amount of black pepper. With a heap of fresh vegetables, this noodles recipe is plant-powered — full of vitamins, minerals and flavour. A quick and easy dish that takes 20 minutes from start to finish—making it the best noodle recipe for students or families with a hectic schedule.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine Chinese
Servings: 5 servings
a wok with veg noodles topped with lime slices and sesame seeds - with someone holding a portion of noodles with chopsticks. Wok placed on a bamboo base with spring onions on the side


  • 2 celery stalks, washed, ends removed and cut into matchsticks
  • 2 carrots medium, washed, ends removed and cut into matchsticks
  • 2 peppers bell peppers, washed, stalks and seeds removed, cut into thin strips
  • 2 inch ginger washed, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 5 ramen noodles ramen cakes, made with rice and millet. You can choose other types.
  • 12 cups water boiling noodles
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • ¼ cup soy sauce dark
  • 2 tsp chilli flakes or add to taste
  • 1 tbsp black pepper or add to taste


  • Prep the vegetables and follow packet instructions to cook the noodles. Once cooked, thoroughly rinse with cold water, drain well and set aside
  • On very low heat, saute garlic in oil
  • Add soy sauce, chilli flakes, black pepper, ginger, celery, peppers and cooked noodles. If the noodles are clumped together, simply rinse with cold water again, drain well and then add them to the vegetables
  • Turn off the heat. Gently toss the noddles with the sauce and vegetables to mix well
  • Serve with optional toppings: crushed peanuts, chopped spring onion, lime juice


  • The vegetables can be prepped and stored separately in the fridge and then mixed together when you are ready to make the dish.
  • Wash veg well before storing to remove dirt and bacteria that can grow on veg surfaces while stored.
  • Wrap veg in a damp cloth or kitchen towel, place it inside an airtight container - this will stop moisture from escaping and help keep veg fresher for longer.
  • Store vegetable noodles in the fridge for up to 5 days.
  • Keep vegetable noodles in an airtight container to prevent moisture escape and oxidation that can affect the taste, colouring, nutrients content and texture.
Nutrition Facts
Spicy Veg Noodles Recipe In 20 Minutes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 356 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Sodium 722mg30%
Potassium 285mg8%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 4568IU91%
Vitamin C 41mg50%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Please note the nutritional analysis values are estimates and suggestions. This nutrition facts table does not know your life - your body, including your hunger and satiety cues, change daily. It's okay to eat more or less. Say no to food guilt and instead embrace mindful eating.