Stir-fried beef with cashews and broccoli

Stir-fried beef with cashews and broccoli

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(11 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 8 mins - 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2
A Thai-inspired stir-fry, quick to make and great served with either noodles or rice

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal549
  • fat34g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs14g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre5g
  • protein41g
  • salt2.98g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 3 tbsp sherry
  • 1 tsp sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…

  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 300g beef steak, cut into thin strips
    Beef

    Beef

    bee-f

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

  • 300g broccoli florets
    Broccoli

    Broccoli

    brok-o-lee

    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • 25g roasted cashew nuts, or more if you like
    Cashew

    Cashew

    ka-shoo

    The seeds from the 'Cashew Apple' - a tree which bears bright orange fruit and is native…

Method

  1. Mix the soy sauce, sherry, sugar and 2 tbsp water in a small bowl. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok, add the onion and beef, then stir-fry quickly until the beef is lightly browned. Tip out onto a plate.

  2. Add the broccoli and cashews to the pan, stir-fry for 1 min, then add the soy mixture. Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 5 mins until the broccoli is just tender.

  3. Tip the beef and onion back into the pan and heat through briefly before serving with noodles or rice.

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nicnic
17th Jan, 2008
3.05
Did'nt bowl me over but a nice quick tasty dish none the less and one I would cook again. After 5 mins of simmering the broccoli I did find that there was not enough soy mixture left and I would prefer mine with a bit more sauce, so will up the sauce quantities next time.

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