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Sesame Steak Stir Fry


  • 1 lbs sirloin
  • 2 teas fresh ginger grated
  • 1 scallion roughly chopped
  • 1 ½ teas rice wine divided
  • 2 teas sesame oil divided
  • ½ cup beef stock
  • ½ teas soy sauce
  • 1 teas sugar
  • ½ teas anise or fennel seeds crushed
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ½ teas chili oil
  • 1 teas sesame seeds for garnish
  • Stir fry veggies of choice peppers, snow peas, green beans, carrots, mushrooms, broccoli and more. A


  • In between two sheets of plastic wrap, pound the meat into a thin sheet. Slice into long thin strips.
  • Whisk the ginger, scallion, 1 teas rice wine, and 1 teas sesame oil in a bowl. Add the strips of steak and toss to coat. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes in the fridge, tossing again once or twice to make sure everything gets an even coat.
  • Meanwhile, heat peanut oil or canola oil in a larger wok with high sides or Dutch oven. Oil is ready when small chunk of bread browns within 30 seconds. Remove the bread and working in small batches add the steak. Fry for one minute and remove with a slotted spoon to a towel lined plate. Repeat as needed to work through the batch. When all the meat has been fried, work back through another round, frying for 2 to 3 minutes longer, in batches. Return to plate with fresh towels to absorb oil.
  • When done, allow the oil to cool before proceeding if using the same wok. If using the same wok, when oil has cooled and wok can be safely handled, discard all but 1 tbs oil.
  • Place the broth in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the soy, remaining ½ teas rice wine, sugar, fennel and cinnamon stick. Add the steak strips and simmer for about 20 minutes until reduced and sticky.
  • When about 5 minutes remain on the beef, heat the remaining oil in the wok and add veggies. Quickly stir fry for crisp delicious additions. Toss everything with remaining ½ teas sesame oil and a little chili sauce if using. Sprinkle wth sesame seeds.