Thai beef stir-fry

Thai beef stir-fry

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(76 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4
A no fuss shopping list and super-quick to prepare, the perfect after work meal

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal178
  • fat10g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein22g
  • salt0.55g
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  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 400g beef strips, or steak cut into thin strips



    The classic cut of meat for a British Sunday roast, beef is full of flavour, as well as being a…

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • handful basil leaves


  1. Heat a wok or large frying pan until smoking hot. Pour in the oil and swirl around the pan, then tip in the beef strips and chilli. Cook, stirring all the time, until the meat is lightly browned, about 3 mins, then pour over the oyster sauce. Cook until heated through and the sauce coats the meat. stir in the basil leaves and serve with plain rice.

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jadedermody's picture
20th Jun, 2017
So simple but so good. Used quorn beef to make it a bit healthier and added steamed broccoli and peas for a bit of colour. But otherall very yum
KarenP@123's picture
23rd May, 2017
I didn't add the basil but added a good veg mix for stir frying and a portion on noodles mixed in instead of rice to serve.
17th Oct, 2016
Lovely yet simple. Added mushrooms spring onion, baby corn and mange tout. Beautiful.
18th May, 2016
This was lush! I cooked this for me and my mum, I added alot more sauce after reading comments that it was dry and I added quite alot of basil by cutting it up finely and putting it in with the sauce and it wasn't dry at all this way. Me and my mum found the chilli a bit much (we might just be wimps) so next time I'll leave out the chilli. But for such little ingredients it was absolutely delicious!
22nd Feb, 2016
Lovely and quick recipe. I read the comments below before cooking and added baby corn, mushrooms, spring onions and cashew nuts to the dish. Will be making this again for sure
6th Feb, 2016
A favourite in our house. I added onion and garlic too, was very tasty. However, I'd say the recipe is for 2 not 4, unless we're really big eaters :) Very yummy and soooooo fast its unbelievable
20th Mar, 2015
Delicious and so, so quick! It literally took 5 minutes. I'll try adding a few veg next time.
9th Jul, 2014
Amazing recipe!!! Very quick, easy and tasty. I'm not a big fan of beef but this is great! I didn't have basil so added flaked almond and I love it!
4th Jul, 2014
Really tasty. I added spring onions, red pepper and mange tout and it just gave it that little bit extra.
2nd Jul, 2014
This is a really great recipe. Added lots of spinach and some red peppers and soy sauce. Kept with lots of basil. Tastes very good for so little effort!


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