Chilli Beef and Tenderstem Broccoli Stir Fry

Stir Fry

Now that the clocks have gone back and the night’s are drawing in it’s time to turn up the heat and spice up our evening meals.

Serves 4

Approximately 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped,
2 garlic cloves, crushed
500g beef steak, sliced into bite sized pieces
100g tenderstem broccoli
6 baby courgettes, sliced
3 spring onions, sliced
100g oyster mushrooms
A handful of beansprouts (optional)
400g fresh egg noodles
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
A few drops of toasted sesame oil

Heat a wok over a high heat until very hot then pour in a little vegetable oil. Add the chilli and garlic and stir fry for a minute then add the beef and stir fry if for a minute or so until browned.

Next, add the broccoli to the wok and stir fry it for a few minutes then add in the rest of the vegetables and stir fry everything for a further 2 or 3 minutes.

Finally, add the noodles to the wok, along with the soy sauce and toasted sesame oil, and stir fry them, mixing them in with the vegetables, for a few minutes. Serve immediately.

Stir Fry 2



  1. Sylvie
    October 25, 2009 / 10:30 pm

    That's a great way of dealing with the dark nights.

  2. Sasha
    October 25, 2009 / 11:27 pm

    Mm this looks delicious. I love cooking in my wok, it's so fast.

  3. viola
    October 26, 2009 / 12:08 pm

    This looks very fine! I will try it!

  4. Alex
    October 26, 2009 / 4:00 pm

    I've just realised I've never done a beef stir-fry! Time to try…

  5. Janice
    October 26, 2009 / 9:58 pm

    mmm that looks tasty.

  6. colehillkitchen
    November 3, 2009 / 8:19 pm

    oooh lovely!! i love a good stir-fry, and this one looks great!

  7. Tamara
    November 12, 2009 / 6:27 pm

    Sounds lovely. Broccoli is the only thing left in my garden, it's just about survived the butterfly attack so I hope there will be enough for this dish.

  8. cookeaze
    November 15, 2009 / 5:00 am

    What a beautiful Chilli Beef dish. I am pretty new to your site and have to say, I was in love with your great writing style and beautiful photography!You are doing a great job and are very inspiring. 🙂

  9. Julia
    November 15, 2009 / 9:30 am

    Thanks for all your comments. It was indeed very tasty – and so quick!

    Cookeaze – welcome to the site and wow, what a complement. Thank you so much x

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