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 Quick and Easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe
Beef Stir Fry picture. Click picture to enlarge.
Click picture to enlarge

Beef Stir Fry is a meal that can be prepared and cooked in under half an hour and it all looks so professional. Trim the beef of fat and you have a very healthy meal.

KEY POINTS

 Preparation Time:  15 mins  Cooking Time:   12 minutes
 How Difficult  Easy  Freeze?   No
 Servings

4 portions

INGREDIENTS
Beef Stir fry ingredients - click picture to enlarge
 

Metric Imperial
450 g rump or sirloin steak 1 lb rump or sirloin steak
Small can of chopped tomatoes (225 g) Small can of chopped tomatoes (8 oz)
1 medium onion 1 medium onion
1 red sweet pepper 1 red sweet pepper
150 g bean sprouts 5 oz bean sprouts
80 g sugar snaps 3 oz sugar snaps
2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons olive oil
glass red wine glass red wine
1 garlic clove 1 garlic clove
Chilli powder - just the tip of a teaspoon Chilli powder - just the tip of a teaspoon
teaspoon ground ginger teaspoon ground ginger
1 beef stock cubes (e.g. OXO) 1 beef stock cubes (e.g. OXO)

Preparation Before Cooking

Trim the beef and slice into thinnish strips - see picture for size.
Remove the seeds and pith from the red pepper and slice into strips.
Thinly slice the onions and separate (see picture on the right).
Slice and crush the garlic.
Finely crumble the stock cube onto a saucer.

Special Cooking Equipment
Large frying pan or wok

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Cooking beef stir fry. Click picture to enlarge. Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan on high heat. Add the beef slices to the pan and fry at high heat for 3 minutes until the beef is well browned. Keep turning the beef as it cooks. Sprinkle the crumbled stock cube as evenly as possible over the beef and turn the beef vigorously for 30 seconds

 
Beef Stir Fry cooking. Click picture to enlarge

Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to the pan and turn the heat down a bit to medium high.

Add the sliced pepper and onion to the pan, stir frequently for 4 minutes.


  
Beef Stir Fry Recipe. Click picture to enlarge. Add the bean sprouts, garlic, chilli powder, red wine and ground ginger to the pan and cook for a further 2 minutes turning the ingredients all the time.

Add the tomatoes, red wine and garlic and cook for another two minutes turning frequently.

Serve onto a warm plate.

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