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Simple Stir-Fry with Asian Greens

This recipe is a simple stir fry but in no means simple taste, it is fresh and vibrant and optionally spicy to please everyone's tastes. This meal is so quick to make that you can put it on after a long day at work and still have time to relax for the rest of the evening.


  • 500gm Eye Fillet or Rump, finely sliced

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil

  • 2 tbsp grated fresh ginger*

  • 2 cloves sliced garlic*

  • 500gms Asian greens, chopped thru the middle

  • 4 x Spring onions, cut into 4 cm batons

  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce

  • handful fresh coriander

  • rice or vermicelli

  • optional - 2 tspn cornflour, mix with 1/2 cup water

  • optional – ½ red chilli, ½ green chilli


  • 1.

    Heat sesame oil in a wok or pan over high heat

  • 2.

    Add ginger, garlic and chillis (optional) and cook until soft – approx. 1 minute

  • 3.

    Add beef and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until brown

  • 4.

    Add greens to pan with the oyster sauce – you can thicken this by combining 2 tsps. corn flour with ½ cup water

  • 5.

    Cook until greens are tender and sauce has thickened

  • 6.

    Serve with rice of vermicelli (following cooking instructions on packet) and garnish w fresh Coriander

  • 7.


  • 8.

    Use Rump if you like meat rare-med rare (also Rump is a budget option), if you prefer well-done then use Eye Fillet.

  • 9.

    Most Asian greens are suitable

  • 10.

    Purchase a whole piece of meat and slice at home, this guarantees, quality and freshness.

  • 11.

    *tubes of these herbs will be fine


Serves: 4
Time: 10 minutes

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