Stir Fry Beef-Both Sweet And Spicy

In our busy lives, we need assistance sometimes to make a good and tasty meal, while trying to get to a hockey practice or ballet class in a hurry. This would be one way to accomplish all that and be a hero.

  • 1 lb. boneless top sirloin, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. hot chili flakes
  • 4 cups mixed fresh vegetables (snow peas, sliced carrots, broccoli and/or cauliflower florets)
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1  1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup whole roasted cashews, coarsely chopped

Combine the meat, hoisin sauce and chili flakes in a medium bowl, mixing to coat.

Heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the meat mixture. Cook, stirring often, about 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a plate and reserve.

Add oil to the pan then the vegetables. Cook until just tender-crisp.

Stir cornstarch with the beef broth in a small bowl until completely dissolved. Add broth mixture and beef to the fry pan , cooking until the sauce thickens, about 2 minutes.

Stir in the cashews. Serve over rice.


This is a great ‘need fast dinner’ meal on a busy sports night. Enjoy!


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