Try this delicious Mushroom and Sticky Stir Fry recipe.

Recipe serves 4.



Stir fry:

  • 400 g sirloin, rump or similar steak
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp mirin
  • 400 g white button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, julienned
  • 1 bunch spring onions, sliced into large pieces
  • 60 ml oyster sauce
  • 60 ml hoisin sauce
  • 125 ml beef stock
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • Sesame seeds, for serving
  • Peanut oil, for cooking

How To Make Sticky Beef Stir Fry – Method

For the rice:

  1. Place rice, water and salt in a small pot over medium high heat, lid off.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Place lid on, then turn heat down to very low.
  4. Cook for 12 minutes.
  5. Switch the heat off and leave for 5 to 10 minutes with the lid on to steam, then fluff with a fork.

For the stir fry:

  1. Slice the steak into slices about 5 cm long and 5 mm thick.
  2. Be sure to cut against the grain of the meat so it is tender.
  3. Place slices in a bowl.
  4. Scatter over the cornstarch and then the soy sauce, sesame oil, and mirin.
  5. Leave to marinate for 20 minutes.
  6. Heat a wok or large non-stick frying pan until very hot.
  7. Add a drizzle of peanut oil and swirl it around.
  8. Add the beef slices and stir-fry quickly until lightly browned.
  9. Remove the meat from the wok and set aside.
  10. Wipe the wok clean and reheat it on high heat.
  11. Add a drizzle of peanut oil.
  12. Add the mushrooms and cook until lightly golden.
  13. Add the red pepper and spring onions and cook for a minute until slightly softened.
  14. Pour in the oyster and hoisin sauces.
  15. Mix the beef stock and cornstarch.
  16. Add to the wok and mix everything together.
  17. Bring to a simmer and cook until the sauce thickens.
  18. Add the beef back into the pan and toss in the sauce for a minute to reheat and glaze.
  19. Serve the saucy sticky beef and mushrooms with the fluffy white basmati.
  20. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and enjoy!

Sticky Beef Stir Fry Recipe Notes

This Sticky Beef Stir Fry recipe is courtesy of the South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association (SAMFA), a group of farmers who grow and love mushrooms.

They share their passion by promoting all varieties of mushrooms, creating unique recipes that showcase the many flavour profiles of mushrooms, and engaging in charity campaigns that make the world a better place.

Why mushrooms?

These powerful little foods are packed with nutrients and fibres, have very few calories, and are an excellent source of plant protein. If spiced right, they even make a great meat replacement!

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