Beef and Green Bean Stir Fry

Beef and Green Bean Stir Fry


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A Vietnamese stir fry called thit bo sao dau. It's comprised of sliced beef and green beans and usually served over rice.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 500g beef sirloin, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 280g green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 4 tablespoons chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine garlic, pepper, cornflour and 1 teaspoon vegetable oil. Add beef and mix well to coat.
  2. In a large wok, heat 2 tablespoons of oil over high heat for 1 minute. Add beef and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes, or until it begins to brown. Transfer beef to a large bowl and set aside.
  3. Wipe out wok with paper towel then heat remaining oil for 1 minute on high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until tender. Add green beans and stock and stir. Reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes, or until beans are tender-crisp. Stir in soy sauce and beef. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 or 2 minutes, or until heated through.

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family wasn't over keen on this meal ,although I thought it easy enough to prepare but just not enough stir-fry sauce. I would try more methods for sauce ro add a none dryness of the meal. Overall quick and easy - 19 Apr 2012

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