Asian Ginger Beef

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 25mins
  • Serves icon
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This slow-cooked tender beef is infused with aromatic Asian flavors and the warming heat of ginger to create a melt-in-the-mouth meal. Serve with jasmine rice.

recipe updated Mar 19, 2020


  • Flank steak icon
    Flank steak
    700 g (about 1)
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk
    2 (about 90 g)
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    2 (about 300 g)
  • Sugar snap peas icon
    Sugar snap peas
    200 g (about 1 ¾ cups)
  • Scallion icon
    45 g (about 3)
  • Frying oil icon
    Frying oil
    2 tbsp (about 30 g)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    400 ml (about 400 g)
  • Dark soy sauce icon
    Dark soy sauce
    1 tbsp (about 18 g)
  • Ginger icon
    1 tbsp (about 5.55 g)
  • Dried chilies icon
    Dried chilies
    ½ tsp (about 0.4 g)
  • Cornflour icon
    1 tbsp (about 7.95 g)
  • Water icon
    2 tbsp (about 30 g)


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Ceramic baking dish - 13 x 9 x 2"
  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 200°C
  2. Heat frying oil to a clean frying pan
  3. Add flank steak to the frying pan bit by bit
  4. Fry in frying pan until lightly browned
  5. Transfer content of frying pan to ceramic baking dish
  6. Add frying oil, celery stalk and red bell pepper to the frying pan
  7. Fry in frying pan until softened
  8. Transfer content of frying pan to beef
  9. Add vegetable stock, dark soy sauce, ginger and dried chilies to the beef
  10. Stir gently
  11. Cover with foil
  12. Cook until tender - 50 min, 200°C
  13. Add cornflour and water to a clean small bowl
  14. Whisk until combined
  15. Transfer mixture to beef
  16. Add sugar snap peas and scallion to the beef
  17. Cover with foil
  18. Cook - 10 min, 200°C
  19. Serve immediately
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