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Stir-Fried Beef with Black Pepper & Basil

Stir-Fried Beef with Black Pepper & Basil
Servings: 4
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins


  • 2 tbs vegetable oil
  • 500 g (1lb 2oz) beef fillet - finely sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves - finely chopped
  • 2.5 cm (1 in) piece root ginger - peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • a pinch of sugar
  • 1 tbs light soy sauce
  • 1 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 large handful basil leaves - roughly torn


  • Heat a wok over a high heat and add the oil.  Once hot add the sliced beef and stir-fry or 1-2 mins, or until turning golden brown.
  • Add the garlic, ginger & black pepper and stir-fry for another minute, then add the sugar, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and basil leaves.  Mix well and serve immediately.


Recipe reproduced with kind permission from DBP
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Serving: 4servings | Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 314mg | Potassium: 414mg | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 3.2mg
Course: Main meal
Cuisine: Meat
Keyword: Beef Stir Fry