• Ingredients: 25
  • Serves: 4

Asian noodles with pan-seared flank steak with nonstick vegetable oil spray, thin spaghetti, medium carrots, peeled, cut into matchstick-size strips, fresh snow peas, trimmed, halved diagonally, thinly sliced green onions, chopped fresh cilantro.


  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • 1 9-ounce package fresh angel hair pasta or 9 oz. thin spaghetti
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled, cut into matchstick-size strips
  • 4 oz. fresh snow peas, trimmed, halved diagonally
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 5 tbsps. chopped fresh cilantro

For mincemeat

For pie

  • Accompaniment: whipped cream or premium vanilla ice cream

For poaching marrow

  • Garnish: watercress sprigs

For Mornay sauce

  • Special equipment: an oval or wide round 5- to 6-qt heavy ovenproof pot; cheesecloth; kitchen string; an instant-read thermometer; 2 sealable plastic bags; an ovenproof platter
  • Accompaniments: boiled potatoes; haricots verts

To serve:

  • *Chef Neal Fraser uses Chilean or European Turbot. If neither is available, gray sole or lemon sole can be substituted.
  • **Available at some supermarkets and specialty shops or at earthy.com.

Special equipment:

  • 8 ramekins or aluminum foil muffin cups


  1. Step 1 Mix 1 tablespoon soy sauce, honey and crushed red pepper in glass pie dish. Add flank steak; turn to coat.
  2. Step 2 Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray; heat over medium heat. Add steak and cook to desired doneness, about 5 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  3. Step 3 Let cool 10 minutes. Meanwhile, cook pasta in pot of boiling salted water until almost tender. Add carrots and peas; cook until vegetables and pasta are just tender, about 2 minutes.

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  4. Step 4 Drain. Transfer to bowl with dressing. Add onions and 4 tablespoons cilantro; toss. Season with salt and pepper.

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  5. Step 5 Thinly slice steak crosswise. Arrange steak atop pasta, spooning any juices over. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cilantro.

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