Sichuan Beef Stir Fry

Sichuan Beef Stir Fry


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About this recipe: This is a hot and spicy Chinese dish. Beef is stir-fried with celery, spring onions, ginger and chillies. Enjoy with freshly cooked rice.


Serves: 3 

  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 15g dried red chillies
  • 300g beef sirloin steak, cut across the grain into 6cm x 0.3cm strands
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 (1.5cm) piece fresh ginger, cut into thin matchsticks
  • 100g celery (preferably Chinese celery), leaves discarded, cut into thin matchsticks
  • 30g fresh red chillies, seeded and finely chopped
  • 50g spring onions, white parts only, cut into thin matchsticks
  • salt to taste
  • chicken stock granules to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Heat the oil in a wok over high heat until hot. Add the dried chillies and fry until fragrant. Remove immediately and set aside.
  2. Add the beef to the wok and stir-fry until the pan is dry. Add rice wine, soy sauce and ginger; stir well.
  3. Add the celery, fresh chillies, fried chillies and spring onions. Continue stir-frying for a few minutes.
  4. When the celery is still crispy, season with salt, chicken stock granules and sesame oil and toss well. Serve.


Rice wine and Chinese celery can be purchased in Chinese/Oriental speciality shops.

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