Stir-fry shredded beef

A family favourite that's quicker (and healthier) to make than ordering from your local takeaway!
By Annabel Karmel
Stir-fry shredded beef
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into matchsticks
  • 100 g baby sweetcorn, cut into quarters
  • 1 courgette, cut into matchsticks
  • 300 g beef fillet or rump steaks, cut into very thin strips
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 150 ml beef stock
  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • few drops tabasco
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Method

1. Heat the sesame oil in a wok and stir-fry the garlic, carrot, sweetcorn and courgette for 3-4 minutes.

2. Add the beef and continue to stir fry for 4-5 minutes.

3. Mix the cornflour together with a tablespoon of water and stir into the beef stock. Stir this into the pan together with sugar, soy sauce, a few drops of Tabasco and sesame seeds. Bring to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened.

4. Serve immediately with rice.

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