Beef & vegetable stir-fry

beef and vegetable stir fry

Serves 4

  • 250 g dried medium egg noodles

  • vegetable oil

  • 350 g quality steak, thinly sliced

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely sliced

  • 1 thumb-sized piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely sliced

  • 1-2 large fresh red chillies, finely sliced

  • 200 g peanut shoots or bean sprouts

  • soy sauce

  • sesame oil

  • juice of ½ lime

  • 1 large red pepper, deseeded and finely sliced

  • 1 handful snow peas, finely sliced

  • 1 handful baby corn, quartered lengthways

  • 6 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced

  • 1 bunch fresh coriander, leaves picked and roughly chopped

  • cos lettuce leaves, to serve

Cook the egg noodles in boiling salted water until just tender. Drain, place in a bowl and set aside.



Heat a large wok or a heavy-based frying pan until very hot. Add a splash of vegetable oil, then stir-fry the beef slices with the sliced garlic, ginger and chillies until just cooked. Add the shoots or bean sprouts, a good splash of soy sauce and sesame oil and the lime juice for the last 30 seconds of cooking.



Tip the contents of the wok into a large bowl, including all the lovely juices. Put the wok back on the heat, add a splash more vegetable oil and all the vegetables. Stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes, then add the cooked noodles and toss well over the heat.



Divide the fried vegetables and noodles between 4 plates. Return the beef and juices to the wok and stir-fry until heated through. Add the coriander and toss until well mixed with the beef. Arrange on top of the noodles and garnish with a cos lettuce leaf.

Nutritional Information

Beef & vegetable stir-fry

Packed with amazing Asian flavours

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The veg in this beef stir-fry really pick up the incredible juicy flavours from the meat
Serves 4
40m
Super easy
Method



Cook the egg noodles in boiling salted water until just tender. Drain, place in a bowl and set aside.

Heat a large wok or a heavy-based frying pan until very hot. Add a splash of vegetable oil, then stir-fry the beef slices with the sliced garlic, ginger and chillies until just cooked. Add the shoots or bean sprouts, a good splash of soy sauce and sesame oil and the lime juice for the last 30 seconds of cooking.

Tip the contents of the wok into a large bowl, including all the lovely juices. Put the wok back on the heat, add a splash more vegetable oil and all the vegetables. Stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes, then add the cooked noodles and toss well over the heat.

Divide the fried vegetables and noodles between 4 plates. Return the beef and juices to the wok and stir-fry until heated through. Add the coriander and toss until well mixed with the beef. Arrange on top of the noodles and garnish with a cos lettuce leaf.

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Nutritional Information Amount per serving:
  • Calories 427 21%
  • Carbs 26.5g 10%
  • Sugar 2.3g 3%
  • Fat 17.1g 24%
  • Saturates 5.4g 27%
  • Protein 39.4g 88%
Of an adult's reference intake

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