- 1 tbsp soy sauce
An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…
- 1 tbsp dry sherry
- 2 tsp sesame oil
- 1 fat garlic clove, crushed
- 1 tsp finely chopped fresh root ginger (or fresh ginger paste in a jar)
- 200g lean sirloin steak, thinly sliced across the grain
This well-flavoured steak needs to be cooked carefully, and rested properly to ensure…
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds
- 1 tbsp sunflower oil
Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…
- 1 large carrot, cut into matchsticks
The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…
- 100g mangetout, halved lengthways
The French name tells you everything; it means ‘eat it all’. Mangetout properly…
- 140g mushrooms, sliced
The mushroom is a fungus which comes in a wide range of varieties that belong to two distinct…
- 3 tbsp hoisin sauce
- Chinese noodles, to serve
Mix together the soy sauce, sherry, sesame oil, garlic and ginger in a shallow dish. Add the steak and leave to marinate for about 20 minutes (or longer, if you have time).
Heat a large heavy-based frying pan or wok, add the sesame seeds and toast over a high heat, stirring, for a few minutes until golden. Tip on to a plate.
When ready to cook, heat the sunflower oil in a large frying pan or wok until hot. Add the steak with the marinade and stir fry for 3-4 minutes over a high heat until lightly browned. Remove, using a slotted spoon, on to a plate, leaving the juices in the pan.
Toss the carrots in the pan and stir fry for a few minutes, then add the mangetout and cook for a further 2 minutes.
Return the steak to the pan, add the mushrooms and toss everything together. Add the hoisin sauce and stir fry for a final minute. Sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately.