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Sesame beef stir-fry
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Sesame beef stir-fry

15 minutes
Serves 4
  • 500g lean beef fillet, trimmed
  • 4cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, grated
  • 2 large garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 green chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 bunch baby bok choy, leaves separated, stems thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots, peeled, cut into short thin sticks
  • 1 red capsicum, cut into thin strips
  • 150g green beans, trimmed, cut into 4cm lengths
  • 1 tablespoon reduced salt soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 cup bean sprouts, trimmed
  • Steamed rice, to serve
  1. Cut the beef thinly across the grain and place into a bowl. Add the ginger, garlic and chilli. Spray lightly with oil to coat the beef then stir to combine.
  2. Heat wok over high heat until hot. Add sesame seeds and stir-fry for 1 minute until golden, remove to a plate. Spray the hot wok lightly with oil then add one-third of the beef and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes until sealed, remove beef to a plate. Repeat in two batches using remaining beef.
  3. Spray wok lightly with oil and add the bok choy stems, carrot, capsicum and beans and stir-fry for 1 minute. Return all the beef and any juices on the plate. Combine the soy and sweet chilli and pour over the beef, stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the bok choy leaves, beans sprouts and sesame seeds, stir to combine. Remove from the heat and serve with rice.


Sesame beef stir-fry Image:Ben Dearnley Photography

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