Quick Asian Beef Ramen Noodles

Recipe video above. A great quick ramen noodle recipe that requires very little prep. The trick here is to caramelise the beef well - makes all the difference! TIP: Don't cook the ramen noodles any longer than it says to on the packet! So basically, this HAS to be a super quick recipe :) Now available: Chicken and vegetable version!

2 packets ramen or other instant noodles , discard seasoning (Note 1)
1 tsp oil
2 tsp sesame oil (or more oil) (Note 2)
2 garlic cloves , minced
1/2 onion , sliced
200g / 7oz beef mince (ground beef) (Note 3)
1 1/4 cups (315 ml) water, plus more as needed
Big handful bean sprouts

1 tbsp dark soy sauce (Note 4)
1 tbsp Oyster sauce (or Hoisin, Note 5)
2 tsp Hoisin sauce (or more Oyster sauce)
1 tbsp mirin (Note 6)

Finely sliced green onion / shallots
Sesame seeds

Mix Sauce.
Heat oils in a medium skillet over high heat. Add onion and garlic, cook for 1 1/2 minutes until starting to go golden.
Add beef and cook, breaking it up as you go, until it changes from pink to light brown.
Add Sauce and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until well caramelised (see video).
Push beef to the side to make enough space for the noodles. Add water, place noodles in water.