Beef with Spring Onion

    30 minutes

    This is a super easy stir fry dish for your next Asian meal. Strips of flank beef are stir fried then combined with a homemade sauce and spring onions. Serve with rice or noodles.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 1/2 tablespoons dry sherry
    • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
    • 2 teaspoons cornflour
    • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
    • 500g flank steak, thinly sliced
    • 6 spring onions, cut into 1cm pieces

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. In a small bowl mix the sherry, oyster sauce, sugar and cornflour.
    2. Heat the oil in a frypan and cook the flank steak about 3 minutes.
    3. Stir in sherry sauce mixture then add the spring onions and continue cooking 10 minutes or until the flank steak is evenly brown and the spring onions are tender.

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    A very tasty recipe, but I did make a few changes. I doubled the sauce and added approx 1 T. soy sauce to the sauce (I didn't like the strong "fish" taste). Going on others' suggestions, I added carrots and broccoli. I didn't have any sherry and so I used Beef broth (which I use as a substitute for sherry most of the time). It turned out great! Thanks for sharing!  -  31 Jan 2004  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This was yummy! I doubled the sauce and added a splash of soy sauce, as someone recommended. I also added freshly diced ginger and broccoli and called it broccoli beef. I made rice and fresh wontons to go with it (I used the recipe inside of the wonton wrapper to make them). There's definitely no need to add salt to this as it's pretty sodium-rich (maybe it was the splash of soy). My Mom gave me some asian cooking tips as she was over: Stir fry is done at very high eat, so crank it up. Cook the beef first, then remove it. Add the veggies (no more oil) and about 1/4 cup of water and put a lid on it. About a minute later return the beef to the pan and created an opening in the center of the pan. Pour the sauce in there and stir it around in the middle until it's translucency changes (about 1 minute). Combine all ingredients and serve. My husband said that this was restaurant quality and perhaps the best broccoli beef he's ever had!  -  21 May 2004  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This is an excellent dish. I didn't have any sherry so used port instead. I also added some regular sliced onion, garlic & mixed veges and served with fried rice. YUMMY!!!  -  28 May 2003  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)