Budget Friendly Sweet and Sour Beef
Simple and Tasty Beef Stir-Fry Recipe
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
This easy sweet and sour stir-fry recipe is a family favourite and is the perfect dish for those pushed for time. The recipe is balanced, healthy, packed full of delicious flavours, and goes great with rice or noodles. It's the perfect dish to feed a crowd.
This recipe really sings in the cooler months with the addition of pumpkin, and works just as well with frozen broccoli.
This easy sweet and soup stir-fry recipe is a family favorite and is the perfect dish for those pushed for time. The recipe is balanced, healthy, packed full of delicious flavours and goes great with rice or noodles. It's the perfect dish to feed a crowd.
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Sweet & Sour Beef
500g Quality Mark beef rump steak
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
3 tbsp canola oil
seeds removed, peeled and chopped
1 small head broccoli
chopped into florets
2 tsp olive oil
4 spring onions
1 red capsicum
2 cups sweet and sour stir-fry sauce
Or swap out, and serve with noodles.
To Stir-Fry Beef
Cut the beef across the grain into thin strips. Mix with 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce and a seasoning of pepper. Cover and set aside for 5-10 minutes.
Add a little oil and mix well.
Steam or microwave the pumpkin pieces and broccoli until just tender.
Heat the wok or large frypan, ensure it is hot.
Stir-fry the beef strips in 3 batches, reserving each cooked batch to rest in a warm bowl.
Reheat wok between each batch.
Reheat the wok, and add a dash of oil.
Add the spring onion and capsicum, and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes.
Add the cooked pumpkin, broccoli and sweet and sour sauce, stir-fry until sauce is hot.
Return the beef to the wok or frypan, toss to combine.
Serve with noodles or rice.
Nutrition Information per Serving (503g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)