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Ginger Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs beef tenderloin sliced
  • 5 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch diluted in 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Make the marinade by combining vinegar, soy sauce, 1 tablespoon ginger, honey, and cayenne pepper in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
  • Put the beef slices in the bowl with marinade. Make sure that the beef are coated properly. Cover the bowl with a cling wrap. Refrigerate for at least an hour.
  • Remove the beef from the fridge and wait until it reaches room temperature.
  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok.
  • Once the oil is hot, gradually put-in the beef slices one batch at a time depending on the size of your wok. Stir fry for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the beef and set aside.
  • Using the remaining cooking oil in the pan, saute the garlic, remaining ginger, and scallions for 40 to 60 seconds.
  • Add the beef back in the wok and pour-in the sesame oil. Add cumin, salt and pepper.Stir.
  • Pour-in the cornstarch diluted in water. continue to stir fry for 1 minute.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g