Stir Fried Beef Hor Fan

Stir-Fried Beef Hor Fan is a well-liked and sought-after Zi Char dish that tantalizes taste buds with its savory and satisfying flavors. This delightful stir-fry features tender slices of beef cooked with wide rice noodles, known as “hor fan,” and a medley of vegetables, all stir-fried in a delectable savory sauce. The dish’s popularity lies in the succulent beef, which absorbs the rich flavors of the sauce, complementing the smooth texture of the hor fan noodles. With its hearty and comforting appeal, Stir-Fried Beef Hor Fan has become a favorite choice among diners seeking a hearty and appetizing addition to their Zi Char dining experience.

Why Do People Love Stir Fried Beef Hor Fan

Stir Fried Beef Hor Fan’s tender slices of beef perfectly complement the silky smoothness of the wide rice noodles, creating a delightful contrast in textures. Additionally, the use of fragrant soy sauce and a medley of spices infuses the dish with an umami-rich flavour profile, leaving taste buds craving for more.

Moreover, the versatility of Stir Fried Beef Hor Fan adds to its charm. The dish can be customised to suit individual preferences, allowing the addition of favourite vegetables and spices to enhance the overall taste. Whether it’s the vibrant crunch of fresh bean sprouts or the gentle heat of chilli peppers, each ingredient adds its unique touch to the dish, resulting in a symphony of flavours that never fails to impress.

Making Stir Fried Beef Hor Fan Yourself

making Stir Fried Beef Hor Fan yourself

If you’re making this dish yourself, here’s a recipe that you can try out.


  • 300 grams of beef (sirloin or flank steak), thinly sliced
  • 350 grams of wide rice noodles (hor fan)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 100 grams of bean sprouts
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup beef broth or water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped spring onions for garnish

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Servings: 2-3

How To Cook Stir Fried Beef Hor Fan

Step 1

In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, oyster sauce, dark soy sauce, cornstarch, and beef broth (or water). Stir well and set aside.

Step 2

Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large pan over medium-high heat. Add the minced garlic and sliced onion, and stir-fry for a minute until fragrant.

Step 3

Add the beef slices to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes until browned. Remove the beef from the pan and set it aside.

Step 4

In the same pan, add the julienned carrot, sliced bell pepper, and bean sprouts. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until the vegetables are crisp-tender.

Step 5

Push the vegetables to one side of the pan and add the wide rice noodles. Pour the prepared sauce over the noodles and gently toss everything together until well combined.

Step 6

Return the cooked beef to the pan and continue stir-frying for another 2-3 minutes until the beef is cooked through and the noodles are heated.

Step 7

Season the stir-fried beef hor fan with salt and pepper according to your taste. Give it a final toss to ensure all the ingredients are evenly coated with the sauce.

Step 8

Transfer the stir-fried beef hor fan to a serving dish and garnish with freshly chopped spring onions for added freshness and colour.

Step 9

Serve the delicious stir-fried beef hor fan hot and enjoy its tantalising flavours and delightful textures.

Serving Stir Fried Beef Hor Fan With Other Dishes

Stir Fried Beef Hor Fan is a versatile dish that pairs well with a side of steamed jasmine rice and a bowl of hot and sour soup. The aromatic flavours of the hor fan will complement the simplicity of the rice, while the tangy soup will balance the richness of the stir-fry.

Nutritional/Health Benefits

  1. Protein: The dish contains tender slices of beef, providing essential amino acids for various bodily functions and muscle repair.
  2. Iron: Beef is a good source of iron, supporting healthy blood circulation and preventing anemia.
  3. Vitamins and Minerals: The dish may include vegetables like onions and bean sprouts, offering vitamins A, C, and K, as well as minerals like potassium and calcium, supporting immune function, bone health, and overall well-being.
  4. Carbohydrates: The wide rice noodles provide a source of carbohydrates, offering energy for daily activities and bodily functions.
  5. Fiber: Stir-Fried Beef Hor Fan may include vegetables, providing dietary fiber for healthy digestion.
  6. Balanced Flavor Profile: The dish offers a delightful balance of savory, umami-rich, and slightly sweet flavors, appealing to a wide range of palates.
  7. Customizable: Chefs can add a variety of vegetables, making it a versatile dish that can be tailored to suit different dietary preferences and nutritional needs.
  8. Healthy Cooking Method: Stir-frying the beef and vegetables retains their nutritional value, creating a wholesome and nourishing meal.
  9. Satisfaction and Comfort: The hearty combination of tender beef, smooth hor fan noodles, and flavorful sauce delivers a comforting and satisfying dining experience.

Visit Lao Li Da Pai Dang For An Authentic Zi Char Experience

The above recipe is just one of the many ways to making this dish. 

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Whether you’re in the mood for this, or wish to explore other dishes, our extensive zi char menu promises to delight at every turn. At Lao Li Da Pai Dang, the warm and inviting ambience, coupled with attentive service, creates a family-friendly and inclusive atmosphere that only adds to the enjoyment whenever you visit and dine with us. 

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