1/2 lb egg noodles
1 lb lean beef
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ginger, grated
1/4 teaspoon five-spice powder
2 1/2 tablespoons oil
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup duck broth or 1/2 cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons cornstarch
4 teaspoons water
6 green onions, sliced
Cook the noodles in salted boiling water just until tender; drain, and rinse under cold water.
Cut the beef into very thin slices.
Mix together the garlic, salt, ginger, and five-spice powder, and add the mixture to the beef; mix.
Heat the oil and saute the beef over high heat for 2 minutes.
Mix together the soy sauce and broth, and add it to the beef; bring to a boil.
Mix the cornstarch with the remaining 4 tsp water, stir into the beef and cook until smooth and thick.
Add noodles, mix well and heat thoroughly.
Add the green onions, and stir for another minute.