Asian Style Macaroni with Sriracha and Soy Sauce

chinese style macaroni and beef dinner

A kid friendly elbow macaroni with an Asian flair! Add sriracha sauce for some heat!


Units Scale
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 1 pound lean ground beef, vegan ground meat, or finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1 large onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 thumb size ginger (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 3 stalks celery (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce (or more if you prefer spicy)
  • 1 tablespoon sake (optional)
  • handful flat leaf parsley (chopped)


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook the macaroni for 6-7 minutes (al dente). Drain but DO NOT rinse.
  2. Elbow macaroni
  3. In a large pan over high heat, add olive oil, garlic, ginger, celery and onions, and cook for 5 minutes, until veggies are soft.
  4. Add ground beef, break the meat apart and cook for about 5 minutes, until meat has cooked through.
  5. Use the same pot you cooked your pasta in (this saves dishes!), add butter and turn the heat on low. Add macaroni and pour the ground beef mixture over. Mix well and add soy sauce, sri racha, sake and parsley. Mix well until macaroni is well coated and serve.


Keywords: recipe, pasta, beef, kid friendly, main

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