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Beef in oyster sauce

A great stir-fry that all the family will enjoy. This dish is quick and simple to make and will providing you with a healthy and delicious meal.


  • 350g sirloin steak, trimmed of fat
  • 2 tsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp Shaoxing wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 1 and 1/2 TBS groundnut oil
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 75ml chicken stock
  • 1 and 1/2 TBS oyster sauce
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced

Serves 4


  1. Cut the beef into finger-size strips
  2. Put the soy sauce, wine or sherry and cornflour into a bowl and stir until combined
  3. Add the beef, stirring to coat, and leave to marinate for 15 minutes
  4. Heat 1 TBS of the oil in a wok or large frying pan until hot. Lift the beef out of the marinade, reserving the liquid, and add it to the pan. Stir-fry for 3 minutes
  5. Lift out the beef and set aside. Add the remaining oil to the pan and cook the pepper for 1-2 minutes, then set aside with the beef
  6. Carefully wipe the wok or pan clean and reheat it
  7. Add the stock and oyster sauce and bring to the boil
  8. Whisk in the reserved marinade and simmer for 2 minutes
  9. Return the beef and peppers to the pan with any juices, and quickly heat through
  10. Check the seasoning, garnish with spring onions and serve immediately with a large green salad
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Long Marston
Stratford upon Avon
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