Tender and Saucy Beef Stir Fry

Tender and Saucy Beef Stir Fry

Recipe by GenevaWatsonCourse: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • For Beef Stir-Fry
  • 1 lb. Top sirloin steak, thinly sliced

  • 1 medium yellow zucchini, sliced on the diagonal

  • 1/2 lb. mushrooms, thinly sliced

  • 1 medium onion, sliced

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 tsp grated ginger

  • 1 garlic clove, minced or pressed

  • 3 tbsp. oil to saute

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1/2 tbsp. sesame seeds for garnish

  • For Asian BBQ Sauce
  • 3 tbsp. original BBQ sauce (Stubbs brand)

  • 3 tbsp. maple syrup

  • 2 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce (Tamari brand – gluten free)


  • Combine 3 ingredients for sauce in a bowl and set aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a large heavy pan or wok over high heat. Add beef, in a single layer, and cook undisturbed for 2-3 minutes.
  • Flip over and cook the other side for 2 minutes more or until nearly cooked through. Season lightly with salt and pepper, add ginger and garlic and saute for a minute.
  • Pour sauce over beef with and stir-fry another 1 minutes or until beef is fully cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm. Wipe pan with a paper towel.
  • Add 1 tbsp. oil in pan. Once hot, add mushrooms, season lightly with salt and pepper, and stir fry until golden, about 5 minutes. Transfer to beef plate.
  • Add 1 tbsp. oil, along with sliced onion and veggies and stir fry about 8 minutes or until soft and golden.
  • Return beef and mushrooms to pan with vegetable. Drizzle with more sauce to taste and stir fry just until hot.
  • Serve hot over steamy white rice. Enjoy!
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