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Szechuan Beef

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“A great one dish dinner!”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim the beef and cut into 1/4 inch strips.
  2. Place in a Ziploc bag or shallow dish.
  3. Mix together the hoisin sauce, yellow bean sauce, sherry and brandy together until well blended.
  4. Pour over beef, turning to evenly coat.
  5. Cover and marinade for at least 30 minutes.
  6. Heat a wok or large skillet, add the chilies, scallions, garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until softened.
  7. Transfer to a plate and keep warm.
  8. Add the carrot and bell peppers to the wok and stir-fry for 4 minutes or until slightly softened.
  9. Transfer to plate and keep warm.
  10. Drain the beef, reserving the marinade, add to the wok and stir-fry for for 3-5 minutes or until browned.
  11. Return the chili mixture and vegetable mixture and the marinade to the wok.
  12. Add the water chestnuts and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  13. Garnish with cilantro.
  14. Serve immediately with rice or noodles.

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