Classic Beef stir-fry

Easy, quick and yummy is always my priority for dinner idea. And classic beef stir-fry is one of the meals I love to make for an easy dinner. This meal provides a balance of nutrition between protein and fibre. I would recommend having this once a week for a healthy diet for family.

There are different styles of beef stir-fry and everybody has their own recipe but the common thing is we use beef and veggies to create this fabulous meal.

Here is my detail recipe. Serve 2.

Classic Beef Stir-fry.

Classic Beef Stir-fry.


–      500gr of fillet steak, cut into thin strips

–      1 medium brown onion, halved, thinly sliced

–      1 medium red capsicum, cut into short thin strips

–      1 big carrot, cut into short thin strips

–      1 small bunch of broccoli, cut into small piece

–      1 hand full of snow peas, cut off two ending

–      2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

–      2 table spoon peanut oil

–      4 table spoon oyster sauce

–      1 piece of lemongrass, finely chopped

–      3 inch piece of ginger, thinly sliced

–      1 cup of fresh coriander

–      Honey

–      2 table spoon soy sauce

–      Pepper

–      ½ cup of water

–      Steamed Jasmine rice.

Marinated the meat: (optional, if you don’t have time you can skip this step)

Place the meat in a container, and then add half of oyster sauce, a hard squirt of honey, half of garlic, lemongrass, ginger and pepper. Mixed well until the meat is totally covered with the marinated sauce. Keep in the fridge for at least 2 hours before cooking.


–      Heat the wok on high heat, add the peanut oil and carefully swirl around to coat all the wok. Since the oil is hot, add garlic and brown onion.

–      When the garlic and brown onion is fragrant, add the meat and stir around in 2 minutes or until the beef is just cooked. Transfer to a plate, set aside.

–      In the same wok, add the veggies in and stir around in 30 seconds. Then add water, soy sauce, the remaining oyster sauce and a squirt of honey. Toss well and cook for 10 mins or until the veggies is tender.

–      Add the beef into the wok and toss around to heat through. Keep cooking for another minute, then sprinkle pepper on top and add fresh coriander.

–      Serve hot with steamed rice.

The taste of ginger, lemongrass, garlic combine together with oyster sauce, honey and soy sauce making this meal fabulous.


* Thoa Read *


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