Stir-fried beef

    Stir-fried beef

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    53min


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    About this recipe: Mushrooms supply selenium and potassium that help reduce the risk of stroke.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 3 tablespoons soya sauce
    • 2 teaspoons dark brown sugar
    • 500 g beef round steak, cut across the grain into 3 mm-thick strips
    • 1 small head broccoli (about 200 g), cut into 10 cm-long florets
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 150 g sliced shiitake mushroom caps
    • 1 medium red capsicum, seeded and thinly sliced
    • 150 g snow peas, stems and strings removed
    • 4 spring onions, finely sliced diagonally
    • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped, peeled fresh ginger
    • pinch of chilli flakes
    • 85 ml chicken stock
    • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    • 2 teaspoons cornflour

    Directions
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:13min  ›  Extra time:20min  ›  Ready in:53min 

    1. Mix 1 tbsp soya sauce and all the brown sugar in a medium bowl. Add beef; toss to coat. Marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes. Steam broccoli until crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Cool under cold running water. Drain.
    2. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over a high heat. Add meat. Stir-fry just until pink, 2 minutes. Remove from pan.
    3. Add mushrooms, capsicum, snow peas, spring onion, garlic, ginger and chilli flakes to pan. Stir-fry until snow peas are crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
    4. Combine the stock, remaining soya sauce, the vinegar and cornflour in a small bowl until smooth. Add to pan. Bring to the boil (mixture will be thick). Add broccoli. Cook just until heated through, about 2 minutes.
    5. Drain beef. Add to pan. Heat through, about 30 seconds. Serve immediately.

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