Beef and mangetout stir fry

Beef and mangetout stir fry


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About this recipe: The time to make this delicious Chinese stir fry is probably quicker than going to your local takeaway! Beef is stir-fried with mangetout in a sweet and savoury ginger sauce. Serve with freshly cooked rice, if desired.


Serves: 4 

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown soft sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh root ginger
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 450g beef steak, cut into thin strips
  • 225g mangetout

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, rice wine, dark brown soft sugar and cornflour. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or frying pan over medium high heat. Stir-fry ginger and garlic for 30 seconds. Add the steak and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until evenly browned.
  3. Add the mangetout and stir-fry for an additional 3 minutes. Add the soy sauce mixture, bring to the boil, stirring constantly. Lower heat and simmer until the sauce is thick and smooth. Serve immediately.

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