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4.75 from 4 votes

Ginger Beef and Onion Stir Fry Recipe

A super easy 7 ingredient, 20 minute ginger beef stir fry is the answer to what’s for dinner
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: beef, better than takeout, dinner and chill, stir fry

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce see note
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice or rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 lb flank steak sliced
  • 2 inches ginger peeled and sliced
  • 1 small onion peeled and sliced
  • 2 tsp cornstarch

Instructions

  • In a bowl, make a marinade by whisking together the soy sauce, lemon juice and sugar. Add the beef to the marinade and let stand while you cook the onions.
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  • In a nonstick frying pan, heat up a bit of oil over high heat until hot and shimmery. Add the ginger and onion and cook, turning down the heat and stirring as needed, until soft.
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  • Push the onions and ginger to the side. Turn the heat up and add the beef, reserving the marinade, in a single layer if possible. Cook, undisturbed, until seared. Flip and sear the other side.
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  • Make a sauce by mixing the cornstarch and 1/3 cup water into the remaining marinade.
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  • Add the sauce and cook until the beef is tender and the sauce bubbles, thickens, and becomes glossy. Season with a generous amount black pepper and enjoy.
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