Chinese noodles with beef, muer and vegetables

Beef Stir Fry Recipe

By the wlr team

A stir fry is always a great and healthy option for a quick and easy dinner. This beef recipe packs a punch with almost 4 of your 5 a day and has an array of ingredients and seasoning to tickle your taste buds! This recipe caters for 4 so it’s the perfect meal to serve up for your family or friends.

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    30 mins
  • Cook time: 10 mins
  • Calories: 302
    per serving


  • 8g root ginger
  • 4g sugar
  • 17g clear, pure honey
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 tsp soy sauce
  • 6g chilli powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 4 tbsp white rice vinegar
  • 10ml fresh lemon juice
  • 227g red cabbage
  • 240g cucumber
  • 2 spring onions
  • 80g watercress
  • 42g fresh mint
  • ½ medium red pepper
  • 15ml sunflower oil
  • 400g lean rump beef steak
  • 20g plain peanuts


  1. Grate ginger, then combine sugar, honey, crushed garlic, soy sauce, chilli powder, paprika and rice vinegar into a saucepan. Add 250ml water, put over heat and stir until boiling, reduce heat and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  2. After removing from heat add lemon juice, stir. Keep to one side.
  3. Chop cabbage, cucumber, spring onions, watercress and mint. Slice pepper into strips.  Place these veggies into a bowl to one side. 
  4. Slice steak into strips and place in a bowl with the sauce you made earlier. Mix well until  coated. 
  5. Heat wok or frying pan on high heat, add sunflower oil and heat.  Add beef and cook turning frequently until strips have cooked and browned.  
  6. Put beef onto salad in dish, spoon over any remaining sauce and sprinkle with peanuts.

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Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)302
Carbohydrate (g)23.5
Fat (g)11.5
Protein (g)27.3
Fibre (g)5.3
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg3.6

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