Ginger-Flavoured Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Ginger-Flavoured Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry

2 servings
Marinade 1 h
Preparation 10 min

Cooking 20 min

390 calories per serving 


200 g beef strip loin, or rib eye , cut into 1 cm strips    
2 tbsp soy sauce, low-sodium   30 mL
2 tbsp Cognac, or brandy [optional]   30 mL
2 tbsp cornstarch   16 g
2 tsp sugar   8 g
2 tsp gingerroot, grated   9 g
1 onions, coarsely chopped   200 g
1 green peppers, cut into squares   150 g
1 clove garlic, minced or pressed    
2 tbsp canola oil   30 mL
1/2 dried chili peppers, minced   0.4 g
260 g frozen vegetable mix    
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

You will need a wok or frying pan.

Put the serving dish in the oven at the lowest setting to keep the vegetables warm while the meat cooks.


  1. Slice the meat into strips ½ to 1 cm wide and about 5 cm long. Mix with the soy sauce, Cognac or brandy (optional), cornstarch, sugar, and a bit of grated ginger. Chill for at least an hour in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat the oven to the lowest setting.
  3. Prepare the vegetables. Coarsely chop the onion, cut the pepper into squares, and mince or press the garlic.
  4. Heat ½ to 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying-pan or wok. Add the garlic, onion, bell pepper, and chili pepper. Add a little salt and cook about 5 min until they start to soften, taking care not let them burn. Add the frozen vegetables and stir-fry 4-5 min, until translucent but still crunchy. Set the vegetables aside on the warmed serving plate in the oven.
  5. Add the remaining oil and the marinated meat. Reserve the remaining marinade. Stir constantly over medium heat 5-7 min until the meat is almost cooked. Put the vegetables back into the wok and add the remaining grated ginger. Stir in the reserved marinade. Cook another 2 min. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (380g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




15 g

23 %

Saturated 3 g
+ Trans 0.4 g

16 %


40 mg


640 mg

27 %


40 g

13 %


7 g

30 %


7 g


26 g

Vitamin A

70 %

Vitamin C

110 %


6 %


25 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: ½ serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¾ serving

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Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Omega-3, Vitamin D
Good source of :
Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K
Excellent source of :
Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Zinc

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This recipe is in the following categories: Beef | Vegetables | Main courses/Entrées | Diabetes-friendly | High Fibre | High Iron | Kosher | Source of Omega-3 | Marinate | Sauté/Stir Fry | Asian

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