Ginger Beef

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“Almost as good as take out! Prep time does not include the time to marinade the meat.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Marinade
  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 lb boneless beef sirloin or 1 lb flank steak, sliced into 1/4 inch strips
  • 5 teaspoons sesame oil, divided
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • 1 red pepper, seeded,and cut into strips
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients and add beef strips.
  2. Toss to coat well.
  3. Allow to marinade 30 minutes or overnight.
  4. In frying pan or electric wok, heat 2 tsp oil over medium heat.
  5. Stir fry beef mixture in oil 2-3 minutes or until browned.
  6. Remove from pan, and set aside.
  7. In pan add remaining 3 tsps of oil, and stir fry vegetables, garlic and ginger for 1 minute.
  8. Add beef back to pan and stir fry 2 minutes.
  9. Mix cornstarch and water together and add to frying pan.
  10. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened.
  11. Serve with rice or oriental noodles.

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