Even though yesterday was Meatless Monday, I decided to forgo the meatless option as Husband is traveling somewhere this week, and last night was the only dinner he would get to have at home. Since he has been so good to me during my birthday weekend, I decided to spoil him a little and cook a dish that he fell in love with while we were back in Taiwan on vacation: Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup.
This dish is super famous back in Taiwan, and everyone is constantly on the lookout for the best beef noodle soup in all of Taiwan – it’s kinda like the lobster roll situation here in New York.
Keep in mind that you do need to start this dish about 4-5 hours in advance as the soup needs this time to slow cook. Also, most of the ingredients you can find in Chinese grocery stores – I’ve added pictures of the ones that are harder to find.
TAIWANESE BEEF NOODLE SOUP
3-4 lbs of beef shank. In Chinese supermarkets, they sell beef shanks in whole pieces. This recipe calls for 2 medium-sized pieces.
Package of noodles, either thin or thick depending on your preference – I used these:
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