Quick and Hearty Beef Stir-fry Recipe

Our beef stir-fry combines tender sirloin and vibrant veggies in a rich sauce, delivering a quick, nutritious dinner perfect after a busy day.
A plate of sliced beef with bell peppers and broccoli served over a bed of white rice, this quick beef recipe is perfect for a satisfying meal.

After a long day of work and training, a hearty meal is essential for recovery and growth. This beef stir-fry is packed with protein and fresh vegetables, making it a perfect dinner option. The quick and easy preparation fits seamlessly into a busy schedule, ensuring that nutrition never takes a back seat. This dish is a testament to the discipline and dedication required to balance a demanding lifestyle with a commitment to fitness.

A quick recipe for a hearty bowl of rice topped with sliced beef stir-fry, including broccoli, bell peppers, and onions, accompanied by a small bowl of cilantro on the side.

Quick and Hearty Beef Stir-fry Recipe

A woman in a tan jacket standing in a kitchen.Emily White
A hearty and protein-rich dinner featuring tender beef strips stir-fried with fresh vegetables in a savory sauce.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Meal Type Dinner
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 270 kcal
Difficulty Easy
Ingredient Cost $13
Shopping Cost$38

Equipment

  • Wok or large skillet
  • Cutting board
  • Knife

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 lb beef sirloin thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • Cooked rice for serving

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, combine beef slices, soy sauce, and cornstarch. Mix well and let marinate for 10 minutes.
    1 lb beef sirloin, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat.
    2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Add the marinated beef and stir-fry until browned, about 3-4 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  • In the same wok, add garlic, bell peppers, onion, and broccoli. Stir-fry until vegetables are tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.
    1 red bell pepper, 1 green bell pepper, 1 onion, 1 cup broccoli florets, 2 cloves garlic
  • Return the beef to the wok. Add hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, and beef broth. Stir well to combine.
    2 tablespoons hoisin sauce, 1 tablespoon oyster sauce, 1/2 cup beef broth
  • Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
  • Serve hot over cooked rice.
    Cooked rice

Notes

Substitute beef with chicken or tofu for variety.
Adjust the level of heat by adding chili flakes or fresh chili.

Nutrition

Calories: 270kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 28gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.05gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 961mgPotassium: 668mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1192IUVitamin C: 86mgCalcium: 56mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Beef Stir-fry, Healthy Stir-fry, Protein-Rich Dinner, Quick Meal

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