Stir-Fried Beef with Orange and Szechuan Peppercorns
Serves 2 to 3 EASY
This quick and easy stir-fry spices up a midweek meal with its zesty, bold flavours.
350g beef flank, julienned 1 tbsp cooking oil
4 dried chillies, chopped 1 clove garlic, sliced
1 tsp Szechuan peppercorns Zest of 1 orange
1 tsp oyster or hoisin sauce 1 tsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp peanuts, toasted and
Spring onions, for garnish
For the marinade
1 tbsp minced ginger 1 tbsp cooking wine 1 tsp dark soy sauce 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tsp sugar
1 tsp cornflour
1. Combine marinade ingredients and marinate beef in it for about 30 mins.
2. Heat oil in a wok and sauté chillies, garlic and Szechuan peppercorns for about 3 mins until fragrant.
3. Drain the beef of excess marinade and add beef to the wok. Stir-fry briefly until the beef starts to turn brown, then add in the orange zest and the remaining marinade.
4. When the beef is fully cooked, stir in the peanuts. Dish up into a plate and garnish with peanuts. Serve hot.