This Chinese Beef Stir Fry Can Be on the Table in Minutes!

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

February 8, 2021

Chinese Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry (1)

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Stir fries are an incredibly quick and healthy choice for dinner, making them perfect for midweek meals. Once you have your ingredients ready, this Chinese beef stir fry can be ready in less than 10 minutes!

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While this Chinese stir fry uses cabbage as the main vegetable, you could easily change this up for pepper strips, green beans, asparagus, carrot strips, beansprouts or anything else you have in the fridge.

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Chinese Beef Stir Fry with Cabbage

Serves 4


  • 2 x sirloin steaks (e.g. Butcher’s Selection Irish 30-day matured sirloin steaks from Aldi)
  • ½ cabbage, shredded
  • 1 large red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 large green chilli, halved and thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 30g piece of peeled ginger, grated
  • 30ml rapeseed oil
  • 50ml soy sauce
  • 15ml lime juice
  • Sea salt and black pepper


  1. Thinly slice the steak, discard any fat and season with some salt and black pepper.
  2. In a large wok, heat the oil until hot, then add the steak and fry for a few minutes to seal.
  3. Add the onion, cabbage, garlic and chilli, and stir fry for about 4 minutes.
  4. Then add the ginger and cook for another minute.
  5. Add the soy sauce and the lime juice.
  6. Cook stirring for 3-4 minutes, then serve with rice or noodles.

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Published On: February 8th, 2021 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: March 21st, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily Manning
Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

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