Beef and Green Bean Stir Fry

Posted by Cathy Dickerson


Ingredients: (2 servings)

- 400g sirloin or rump steak (fat trimmed off) cut into thin strips

- 250g green beans (washed, trimmed and cut into 2” pieces)

- ½ red pepper (cut into strips)

- 6 spring onions washed trimmed and cut diagonally into 2” pieces

- Coconut oil

- 1 tablespoons chopped/grated fresh ginger

- 1 tablespoon soy sauce

- 1 teaspoon cornflour/cornstarch

- 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce

- 1-2 cloves of garlic

- 1-2 chillies, deseeded, finely chopped

- 1 teaspoon sesame oil

- 2 tablespoons water


    • Mix soy sauce, cornflour, hoisin sauce, chopped garlic and chillies in a shallow bowl

    • Add beef strips and marinate for 15 minutes ( or longer if you have time)

    • Heat a little coconut oil in a wok or non-stick pan and then add spring onions and ginger, saute briefly and then add marinated beef (keeping any remaining marinade to one side)

    • Saute for a further 2 minutes or until beef is browned, then remove mixture from pan and keep to one side

    • Wipe wok or pan dry with paper towel and add sesame oil to pan bringing to a medium high heat

    • Add green beans and pepper to pan, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

    • Add beef mixture to pan and add remaining marinade plus 2 tablespoons of water

    • Bring to a boil and then simmer for a minute stirring to mix all ingredients

    • Serve over bed of brown rice