Sichuan beef

Sichuan beef

  • serves 4
  • Preparation time:
  • Cooking time: 25


2 tablespoons low-salt soy sauce
2 tablespoons cornflour
400g Heart Smart beef, cut for stir-frying
4 cloves garlic, sliced
1/2 teaspoon each dried chilli flakes and cracked black pepper
1 red capsicum, sliced
5 cups broccoli florets, blanched
1 1/2 cups cooked brown rice


1. Combine soy sauce, cornflour and 1/2 cup water. Stir until cornflour dissolves. Spray a large non-stick pan with olive oil and place over high heat.

2. Cook beef in 2-3 batches. Remove beef from pan and add garlic, chilli and pepper. Stir-fry for 1 min. Add capsicum and broccoli. Stir-fry a further 1 min before adding the soy mixture. Return beef to pan.

3. Bring to a simmer and stir-fry until all ingredients have heated through and beef is cooked. Serve with small portions of cooked brown rice. Garnish with coriander leaves.