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Encyclopedia > Beef noodle soup

Beef noodle soup was created by the Hui people (a Chinese Muslim group) (回族) of the Tang Dynasty era of China, beef noodle soup (Chinese: 牛肉麵; pinyin: niúròu miàn; POJ: gû-bah mī) is composed of beef stew, vegetables and noodles. It exists in various forms throughout East Asia and Southeast Asia. The most common Vietnamese version is called Phở. The Hui people (Chinese: 回族; Pinyin: ) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian: مسلمان) is an adherent of Islam. ... For the band, see Tang Dynasty (band). ... Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: 汉语拼音; Traditional Chinese: 漢語拼音; Pinyin: HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n), also known as scheme of the Chinese phonetic alphabet (Simplified Chinese: 汉语拼音方案; Traditional Chinese: 漢語拼音方案; Pinyin: HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n fāngàn), while pin means spell(ing) and yin means sound(s)), is a system of romanization (phonemic notation... Technical note: Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... Beef Beef is meat obtained from a bovine. ... Vegetables in a Market Venn diagram representing the relationship between (botanical) fruits and vegetables. ... A chef making hand-pulled noodles. ... The definition of continental subregions in use by the United Nations. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ...


In the West, this food may be served in a small portion as a soup. In China, a large bowl of it is often taken as a whole meal with or without any side dish. For the coarsely ground flour, see flour. ...

Beef noodle served.
Beef noodle served.
A noodle stand in Taiwan offering several varieties of beef noodle in various portions.
A noodle stand in Taiwan offering several varieties of beef noodle in various portions.

In Chinese, "牛肉麵" literally means "cattle-meat-noodles". If one orders "牛肉湯麵" or "cattle-meat-soup-noodles" in a restaurant in Hong Kong, Taiwan, or China, one might be given a very inexpensive bowl of noodles in only beef broth but no beef. Since beef has become much more affordable these days, most restaurants no longer provide these broth-only noodles. If one order "牛肉湯" or "cattle-meat-soup", one could be given a more expensive bowl of beef broth with chunks of beef in it but without noodles. Download high resolution version (2816x2120, 3327 KB)beef noodle. ... Download high resolution version (2816x2120, 3327 KB)beef noodle. ... Beef noodle soup food stand The original low-resolution image, taken in the 1990s or earlier by by Sung Chih-hsiung, is available at Travel in Taiwan http://www. ... Binomial name Bos taurus Linnaeus, 1758 Cattle (called cows in vernacular usage, kine archaic, or kye as the Scots plural of cou) are domesticated ungulates, a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. ... Various meats Cold Meat Salad Meat, in its broadest modern definition, is all animal tissue intended to be used as food. ... Soup is a savoury liquid food that is made by combining ingredients, such as meat, vegetables and beans in stock or hot water, until the flavor is extracted, forming a broth. ...

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Recipe outline

The following is a rough sketch for making beef noodles and should allow the observer to determine if an eatery properly makes the soup. Consult recipe books for more detailed directions. The best choices for stew meat include short ribs, shank, and ox-tails because these are the parts of the meat that have tendons. While the short ribs, shank, and ox-tails already contain bones, consider adding additional bones to create excellent beef stock. A tendon (or sinew) is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that connects muscle to bone. ... Shank can refer to: A major scaffold protein that interacts indirectly with both NMDA receptors and metabotropic receptors. ...

  • Place the stew meat and bones into a pot of boiling water for one minute. Then remove the meat and bones from the pot.
  • Empty the pot of water. Refill the pot with water and boil again. (This is done to remove the blood and dirt from the meat and bones)
  • Once the pot boils again, add spices such as bay leaves, star anise, and ginger. Also add the desired amount of salt or soy sauce into the stew. One could also consider adding cooking wine, sugar, or hot sauce.
  • Place the stew meat and bones back into the pot. Cover the pot and simmer for two to three hours or until the meat is thoroughly cooked.
  • Remove the meat and bones from the stew. Separate any meat that is attached to the bones. Cut the meat into semi bite-sized cubes. Place the meat back into the stew.
  • In another pot, cook the noodles and leafy vegetables. Drain the noodles and the vegetables.
  • Serve the noodles and vegetables with the stew. One may add freshly chopped green onions or semi-pickled mustard greens (酸菜, the Chinese equivalent to sauerkraut).

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Variations

When the Kuomintang retreated to Taiwan at the end of the Chinese Civil War, refugees from mainland China including Chinese Muslims introduced the beef noodles to the Taiwanese. Despite the traditional Taiwanese aversion to eating beef, the dish enjoys extreme popularity in Taiwan, including the instant noodles, food pouch, and microwave meal versions. Certain sources argue that the modern form of the Chinese beef noodles was actually invented in Gangshan Village, Kaohsiung County by Republic of China airforce personnel who fled to Taiwan from Sichuan (Taipei Beef Noodle Festival website). Despite the southern Taiwanese roots of the modern beef noodles, the City of Taipei styles itself as the "World Capital of Beef Noodles" and has recently started to host an annual Taipei Beef Noodles Festival. The Chinese Nationalist Party (Traditional Chinese: 中國國民黨; Simplified Chinese: 中国国民党; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chung-kuo Kuo-min-tang; Tongyong Pinyin: Jhōngguó GuómíndÇŽng), commonly known as the Kuomintang (KMT), is a conservative political party currently active in the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan. ... Combatants Chinese Nationalist Party Chinese Communist Party Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Mao Zedong Strength 3,600,000 circa June 1948 2,800,000 circa June 1948 The Chinese Civil War (Traditional Chinese: 國共内戰; Simplified Chinese: 国共内战; Pinyin: guógòng neìzhàn; literally Nationalist-Communist Civil War) was a conflict in... The highlighted area in the map is what is commonly known as mainland China. Mainland China (Simplified Chinese: 中国大陆; Traditional Chinese: 中國大陸; pinyin: Zhōnggúo Dàlù; literally The Chinese Massive Landmass or Continental China) is an informal (disputed — see talk page) geographical term which is usually synonymous with the area... The Hui people (Chinese: 回族; Pinyin: ) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion. ... A brick of uncooked instant noodles Instant noodles are precooked dried noodles fused with oil, which can be prepared for consumption simply by adding boiling water and a flavor packet (usually containing an amount of monosodium glutamate) for short periods of time, usually for about 3 to 5 minutes. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into TV dinner. ... Kaohsiung County (高雄縣, pinyin: Gāoxióng Xiàn) is a county in southern Taiwan administered as part of Taiwan Province of the Republic of China. ... Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the Republic of China Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure)1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (GuóyÇ”) Government Semi-presidential system  - President Chen Shui-bian  - Vice President Annette Lu  - Premier Su Tseng-chang Establishment Xinhai Revolution   - Declared October... City nickname: the City of Azaleas Government Official Website City of Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou Capital District Xinyi Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ...

Instant beef noodle soup
Instant beef noodle soup

The Chinese Muslim version uses halal (清真) meat and contains no spices or soy sauce. Only salt and green onions are used to add flavoring to the soup. The Chinese name for the Muslim version of beef noodles is clear-broth stewed beef noodles (清燉牛肉麵). In Taiwanese halal restaurants, only quality local "Yellow Cattle" beef prepared by the local halal butcher is used for the beef noodles. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x861, 143 KB)Picture of Taiwan-owned Uni-Presidents instant beef noodle soup. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x861, 143 KB)Picture of Taiwan-owned Uni-Presidents instant beef noodle soup. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian: مسلمان) is an adherent of Islam. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


When soy sauce is added, the soup is called red roasted or braised beef noodles (紅燒牛肉麵). In this version, the stew meat is sometimes stir fried with hot sauce before being simmered as soup.


Some restaurants cheat in their preparation of the soup by using canned beef stock and thinly sliced beef chuck (roast beef) meat.


See also

Chinese cuisine includes many different types of noodles (traditional 麵, simplified 面, pinyin miàn, often written mien or mein in English transliteration). ... Shoyu (soy sauce) ramen. ...

External links

  • Taipei Beef Noodle Festival 2005 (in English)
  • Robbie's Recipes: Beef noodle soup (Please cook the noodles separately!)
  • Oriental Beef Noodle Soup Recipe (This is actually more like a soup.)
  • Beef Noodle Soup: A Simple but Widely Loved Dish (This is the real thing.)
  • A food stand that offers from left to right, "cattle-meat-soup-noodles", "cattle-meat-soup", "cattle-meat-noodles" and three other cheaper noodles

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Beef noodle soup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (752 words)
Beef noodle soup was created by the Hui people (a Chinese Muslim group) (回族) of the Tang Dynasty era of China, beef noodle soup (Chinese: 牛肉麵; pinyin: niúròu miàn; POJ: gû-bah mī) is composed of beef stew, vegetables and noodles.
Serve the noodles and vegetables with the stew.
Certain sources argue that the modern form of the Chinese beef noodles was actually invented in Gangshan Village, Kaohsiung County by Republic of China airforce personnel who fled to Taiwan from Sichuan (Taipei Beef Noodle Festival website).
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