Saucy beef stir fry

Beef stir-fry

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(35 ratings)

Prep: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 3

Our quick and easy beef stir-fry can be whipped up in one pan using just a handful of ingredients. This takeaway classic is perfect for a family midweek meal. 

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving (for 3)

  • kcal433
  • fat28g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre1g
  • protein38g
  • salt3.14g
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Ingredients

  • 500g stir fry beef strips
    Beef

    Beef

    bee-f

    The classic choice of meat for a British Sunday roast. Beef is full of flavour, as…

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    Balsamic vinegar

    Balsamic vinegar

    bal-sam-ick vin-ee-gah

    True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • small bunch spring onions, sliced on the diagonal
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 200g roasted antipasto peppers in oil or vinegar, drained and sliced
    Peppers

    Pepper

    pep-iz

    Also known as capsicums, bell peppers, sweet peppers or by their colours, for example red and…

  • boiled rice, to serve
    Rice

    Rice

    r-eye-s

    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

Method

  1. Put the beef in a medium non-metallic bowl and cover with the vinegar, soy and Worcestershire sauce. Leave to marinate for 20 mins, or if you have the time, overnight.

  2. Heat a small dry wok until it’s very hot. Tip in the beef, marinade and spring onions, stir fry for 2 mins. Add the roasted peppers, then stir fry for a further 2 mins. Divide the stir fry between shallow bowls and serve with some boiled rice.

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louiseabrantes
19th Sep, 2010
5.05
Delish! Didn't have any peppers or spring onions so used red onion instead and served with egg fried rice (rice contained onion, garlic, carrot and mixed herbs, left over from a previous dinner) and broccoli with e.v. olive oil, salt and black pepper. Can't wait to make it again! So quick and tasty!
lor1982
29th Aug, 2010
4.05
Delicious, I also double the marinade as somebody else mentioned.
8kevinh
25th May, 2010
5.05
this is lovely,,very easy and quick,, i didn't put the peppers in but used pak choi and mushrooms and added garlic to the marinade! I also used quorn beef pieces after marinating them in the sauce for a few hours,, definately recommend.
kitty91
16th May, 2010
This was yummy. But I marinaded for longer with more marinade and added onions to it. I also added chilli to give it an extra kick.
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jburton
13th Aug, 2009
I have a jar of Roasted Red peppers, does anyone think it would be ok to use these instead of Antipasto, or are they the same thing anyway, i dont want to sound silly.....x
malwal
25th Jun, 2009
1.05
I was very disappointed with this recipe. I certainly won't be making it again.
angiegough81
27th May, 2009
5.05
Really nice and quick. I do up the amounts of sauce ingredients otherwise it can be a bit dry.
bonney-blythe
14th May, 2009
4.05
Tasty and easy. Recommend you use the peppers in oil rather than vinegar.
rebecca_1980
25th Mar, 2009
Very Quick and easy to Make... left to marinade for 20 minutes which made dish very tasty. served with Noddles. would make again and again. next time, i will try leaving to Marinade over night and serve with rice.. Yummy :-)
sarahcockerill
17th Feb, 2009
3.05
I doubled the marinade to make the whole thing a bit juicier and it worked well, I'll probably try another veg as well next time, something to give it a bit of crunch. Very nice flavour.

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