Sweet and Sticky Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

Skip the takeout! Stir-fries are a quick and delicious dinner option on busy weeknights. This recipe uses leftover cooked beef such as steaks or roast beef, which makes dinner, prep even easier.

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Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time9 minsTotal Time19 mins

 1 tbsp canola oil
 2 cups broccoli florets
 ½ red pepper, sliced
 250 g cooked steak, thinly sliced
 2 tbsp soy sauce
 3 tbsp apricot jam
 2 tsp sambal oelek
 1 tbsp grated ginger
 1 clove garlic minced
 ½ cup water
 1 tsp cornstarch
 8 basil leaves

1

Add the canola oil to a skillet placed over medium heat. Add the broccoli and red pepper slices and cook for 6 minutes or until the vegetables are tender crisp.

Meanwhile, whisk together the soy sauce, apricot jam, sambal oelek, ginger, garlic, water and cornstarch.

Add the steak slices to the pan and stir to warm through. Pour in the sauce and bring to a simmer. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens and coats the vegetables and steak. Stir in the whole basil leaves. Serve over cooked rice or noodles.

Cooking Tips
2

You can also try using peach, marmalade, plum and rhubarb jam instead of apricot jam.

Use your favourite vegetables in this recipe such as snow peas, thinly sliced carrots or sliced green onions.

Know How Cooking Tip
3

For more stir-fry tips and techniques Stir Fry Know How

Ingredients

 1 tbsp canola oil
 2 cups broccoli florets
 ½ red pepper, sliced
 250 g cooked steak, thinly sliced
 2 tbsp soy sauce
 3 tbsp apricot jam
 2 tsp sambal oelek
 1 tbsp grated ginger
 1 clove garlic minced
 ½ cup water
 1 tsp cornstarch
 8 basil leaves

Directions

1

Add the canola oil to a skillet placed over medium heat. Add the broccoli and red pepper slices and cook for 6 minutes or until the vegetables are tender crisp.

Meanwhile, whisk together the soy sauce, apricot jam, sambal oelek, ginger, garlic, water and cornstarch.

Add the steak slices to the pan and stir to warm through. Pour in the sauce and bring to a simmer. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens and coats the vegetables and steak. Stir in the whole basil leaves. Serve over cooked rice or noodles.

Cooking Tips
2

You can also try using peach, marmalade, plum and rhubarb jam instead of apricot jam.

Use your favourite vegetables in this recipe such as snow peas, thinly sliced carrots or sliced green onions.

Know How Cooking Tip
3

For more stir-fry tips and techniques Stir Fry Know How

Sweet and Sticky Ginger Beef Stir-Fry
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