Basil Beef & Bean Stir Fry 3-2-1
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Serves: 2
Quick to cook and packed with flavour.


  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbs reduced-salt soy sauce
  • to taste pepper
  • spray olive or canola oil spray
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup rice (uncooked)
  • 200 g lean beef, sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 cup frozen green bean
  • 1 400 g can baby corn spears, drained
  • 2 tbs hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves


  1. Mix garlic, ginger and soy in a small bowl; season with black pepper. Add beef, stir to coat and set aside to marinate.
  2. Prepare rice according to packet instructions.
  3. Spray a non-stick wok or large frypan with oil and heat. Cook beef for 2 minutes over high heat until browned. Do not discard marinade. Set the beef and any pan juices aside in a clean bowl.
  4. Re-spray pan with oil, add onions and cook till soft. Add beans and broccoli and stir-fry for 2 minutes, until just tender.
  5. Add marinade to the pan, cover and cook until vegetables soften but remain bright green.
  6. Add in corn, cooked beef, hoisin sauce and basil. Stir-fry until heated through.
  7. Serve with rice.

Variation: Try using chicken instead of beef, add a fresh chilli and use sweet chilli sauce instead of hoisin.
Comment: *If you need this dish to be gluten free, check the ingredients list on the sauces. Some contain gluten.

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 2066 kJ 360 kJ
Protein 36 g 6 g
Fat, total 5 g 1 g
— saturated 0.8 g 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 67 g 12 g
— sugars 12 g 2 g
Sodium 1158 mg 202 mg
Fibre 15 g 3 g

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Comments (2)

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    Loved this dish, very tasty, couldn't get basil so used Vietnamese mint went really well with the flavours YUM YUM
    Jack Murphy
    Posted on: 05 Jul 18

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    516.5 calories
    Monica Finnegan
    Posted on: 02 Nov 17

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