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Char siu pork cutlets with ramen noodles

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Ditch the Friday takeaway and try this Char siu pork cutlets with ramen noodles recipe. This juicy pork, coated in an Asian-inspired marinade dish, is ready in just 30 minutes.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes, (+ 5 mins marinating time)


  • 2 spring onions, cut into matchsticks
  • 4 Coles Australian Pork Cutlets
  • 1 tsp Chinese five spice
  • ¼ cup (60ml) sweet soy sauce
  • 270g pkt ramen noodles
  • 1 bacon rasher, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 Coles Australian Free Range Egg, lightly whisked
  • 1 large carrot, peeled, cut into matchsticks
  • 150g snow peas, thinly sliced lengthways
  • ½ cup coriander leaves

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  1. Step 1

    Place half the spring onion in a bowl of iced water. Set aside to curl. Place the pork, Chinese five spice and 2 tbs of soy sauce in a large bowl. Season with pepper. Turn the pork to coat. Set aside for 5 mins to develop the flavours.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, cook the noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water for 5 mins or until tender. Drain well.
  3. Step 3

    Preheat a chargrill on medium-high. Cook pork for 3 mins each side or until just cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Set aside, covered, for 5 mins to rest.
  4. Step 4

    While pork is cooking, heat a wok or frying pan over high heat. Add bacon. Stir-fry for 2 mins or until golden brown. Transfer to a plate. Add half the oil to wok. Swirl to coat. Pour in egg. Swirl to make a thin omelette. Cook for 1-2 mins or until golden underneath and just set on top. Transfer to a clean work surface. Roll into a log and thinly slice crossways.
  5. Step 5

    Heat remaining oil in wok. Return the bacon to the wok with carrot, snow peas, omelette, noodles, and remaining soy sauce and spring onion. Stir-fry for 2 mins or until heated through.
  6. Step 6

    Divide the noodle mixture among serving plates. Top with the pork. Sprinkle with the spring onion curls and coriander leaves and serve.