Smell is one of the main things people use to decide whether they will eat a certain food. This beef stir-fry dish is scented with Korean flavours of ginger and sesame while vitamin B12 found in beef has been shown to have a role to play in your sense of smell.
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
- 1 ½ inch piece ginger
- 4 tbsp soy sauce
- 4 tbsp mirin
- 2 garlic cloves, sliced
- 2 tbsp canned chopped pineapple
- 1-2 tsp chilli flakes
- 3 tsp white sugar
- 3 tsp sesame oil
- 500g sirloin steak, fat trimmed and sliced
- 1 red onion, sliced
- 1 red pepper, deseeded and finely sliced
- 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
- 250g cooked basmati rice
- Small handful fresh coriander, chopped
Korean beef stir-fry – method
- Place the ginger, soy, mirin, garlic, pineapple, chilli flakes and 1 tsp of sesame oil in a bowl and blitz together into a marinade. Place the meat in a dish and pour over the marinade, mix and leave to sit for 10 minutes.
- Heat the remaining sesame oil in a large frying pan. Once hot add the onion and stir-fry for 5 minutes until softened. Add the marinated beef and fry for 5 mins until cooked through. Take off the heat and sprinkle over the sesame seeds.
- Serve with rice and garnish with coriander.
If you found this spicy Korean beef stir-fry recipe, you might like to read our Top 10 nutritious meals to boost your senses.Tags: spicy Korean beef stir fry Last modified: October 14, 2022