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Noodles with veggies in a pan.

Pan Fried Noodles

Pan Fried Noodles are one of the easiest Asian dinners you can make under 30 minutes! All you need it noodles, sauce and any stir fry veggies you like.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword pan fried noodles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 247 kcal
Author Anna


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1.5 cups thinly sliced carrots
  • 1 bell pepper red or orange
  • 2 cups cooked noodles see note
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • toasted sesame seeds for garnish
  • 2 green onions chopped, for garnish


  1. If your noodles are not cooked, prepare them now. Toss with cold water and 2 teaspoons of oil to prevent sticking. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat up one tablespoon of oil over medium heat.
  3. Add onion, garlic and pepper and saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add carrots and saute until soft. Remove veggies onto a plate.
  5. Add remaining oil to skillet and cooked noodles. Fry until they start to brown and some are crispy.
  6. Add veggies back to the skillet.
  7. Mix sauce ingredients in a small bowl and add to veggies and noodles.
  8. Stir everything well and cook until the sauce thickens.

Recipe Notes

  • Best noodles for this dish: Chinese egg noodles, yakisoba, chow mein or Ramen noodles. You can buy them cooked already.
  • You can use any stir fry veggies you like: broccoli, bok choy, baby corn, water chestnuts, snap peas, edamame beans, etc.
  • You can also add cubed chicken or pork to add protein.
  • Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
Nutrition Facts
Pan Fried Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 247 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 698mg30%
Potassium 346mg10%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 9010IU180%
Vitamin C 45mg55%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.