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Shaking beef stir-fry

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Wondering what the title of this recipe means? Shaking beef is directly translated from a famous Vietnamese dish where the wok is shaken so all the sliced, marinated beef can be cooked. Arrange amongst traditional salad components for a delicious meal!

Ingredients

Fish sauce

2 tbs

Palm sugar

1 tbs, grated

Sunflower oil

1 tbs

Lean beef rump steak

480 g, (buy 600g) fat trimmed, sliced thinly

Lemon juice

cup(s), (80ml)

Pepper

1½ tsp, (white)

Sea salt

½ tsp, (flakes)

Red onion

1 medium, cut into wedges

Butter lettuce

720 g, (1x lettuce whole)

Watercress

1 cup(s), (1/2 bunch)

Radish

6 individual, finely shredded

Instructions

  1. Combine fish sauce, sugar and half the oil in a glass or ceramic dish. Add beef and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Combine juice, 2 tablespoons water, white pepper and sea salt in a small jug. Set dressing aside until required.
  2. Heat a wok over high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil and heat for 20 seconds. Stir-fry onion for 2 minutes or until softened. Transfer to a bowl. Reheat wok over high heat. Add remaining oil and heat for 20 seconds. Stir-fry beef mixture, in batches, for 3 minutes or until browned and cooked to your liking.
  3. Arrange lettuce and watercress on serving plates. Top with beef, onion and radish. Drizzle with dressing to serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed gai lan (Chinese broccoli), plus steamed jasmine rice.