Stir-fried beef with hoisin sauce

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Stir-fried beef with hoisin sauce

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp dry sherry

2 tsp sesame oil

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 tsp finely chopped fresh root ginger (or fresh ginger paste in a jar)

200g lean sirloin steaks , thinly sliced across the grain

1 tbsp sesame seeds

1 tbsp sunflower oil

1 medium carrot , cut into matchsticks

1/2 red pepper, sliced finely

Brocolli florets from a small head, divided

100g mangetout, halved lengthways

140g mushrooms , sliced

3 tbsp hoisin sauce

Chinese noodles, to serve

Combine the soy sauce, sherry, sesame oil, garlic and ginger in a bowl. Add the steak and leave to marinate for at least 20 minutes.

Heat a large pan or wok, add the sesame seeds and toast over a high heat, stirring occasionally, for a few minutes until golden. Set aside on a plate.

When ready to cook, heat the oil in the wok until hot. Add the steak and marinade and stir fry for 3-4 minutes over a high heat imtil light brown. Remove, using a slotted spoon, to a plate, leaving the juices in the pan.

Stir-fry the carrots in the pan for a few minutes, then add the mangetout,peppers and brocolli and cook for a further 2 minutes.

Return the steak to the pan, add the mushrooms and mix everything together. Add the hoisin sauce and stir fry for a further minute. Sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds and straightaway with rice or noodles.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Beef, Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables, Rice

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy Recipes, Healthy, Quick Meals

Level of Difficulty

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