SPICY ORANGE BEEF STIR FRY

 SPICY ORANGE BEEF STIR FRY

  Savoury, fruity, slightly sour and refreshingly spicy, orange beef stir-fry is a comforting dish that can be easily prepared in your own kitchen.

Prep: 12 minutesCook: 3 minutesTotal: 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS :

For marinating the beef :

  1. 350 g flank or skirt steak, cut into strips against the grain, 12oz
  2. 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
  3. 1 tsp Shaoxing rice wine
  4. 1 tsp light soy sauce
  5. 1 tsp cornstarch

For the sauce :

  1. 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
  2. 1 tsp light soy sauce
  3. 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  4. 1 tsp cornstarch
  5. ½ tsp sesame oil
  6. 1 pinch salt
  7. 1 pinch ground Sichuan pepper

For stir-frying :

  1. 2 tbsp cooking oil
  2. Zest of ½ orange, julienned
  3. 4 fresh chillies, chopped
  4. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1 tsp minced ginger.
SPICY ORANGE BEEF STIR FRY
SPICY ORANGE BEEF STIR FRY

INSTRUCTIONS :

1. Place beef strips in a bowl. Add all the ingredients for the marinade. Mix well until all the liquid is absorbed by the beef. Leave to combine for 10 minutes.

2. Mix all the ingredients for the sauce. Set aside.

3. Heat up a wok (or a deep frying pan) over a high heat then pour in 1½ tablespoons of oil. Sear the beef until it becomes pale. Dish out and set aside.

4. Discard any liquid in the wok. Pour in the remaining ½ tablespoon of oil. Add orange zest, fresh chilli, ginger and garlic. Cook until fragrant then stir in the beef.

5. Fry for 1 minute or so. Pour in the sauce (stir well beforehand). Dish out when beef is evenly coated with the thickened sauce. Serve immediately.

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