I actually made this last night, but forgot to post. This is just a basic stir fry recipe that uses hoisin sauce as its base. I like to add lots of fresh ground pepper to make it Black Pepper Beef. I served this with fried rice and pot stickers. It makes a good quick dinner.
Beef Stir Fry
- 1 1/4 pounds flank steak, cut into thin slices
- 2 Tbsp soy sauce
- 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
- 1/3 cup water
- 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
- 2 Tbsp peanut oil
- 1/2 onion, sliced
- 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
- 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
- 1/2 cup roasted unsalted cashews
- Combine steak and soy sauce in medium bowl, cover, and refrigerate while preparing other ingredients.
- Whisk hoisin sauce, water, and pepper flakes together in small bowl.
- Heat 2 teaspoons oil in large nonstick skillet over high heat until just smoking.
- Add half of steak, break up clumps with wooden spoon, and cook, without stirring, for 1 minute.
- Toss steak until browned around edges.
- Transfer to clean bowl.
- Heat 2 teaspoons oil in skillet until just smoking and repeat with remaining beef.
- To now empty skillet, add remaining 2 teaspoons oil and heat until just smoking.
- Add peppers and onions and cook, stirring once or twice.
- Clear center of pan and add garlic and ginger.
- Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
- Combine with peppers and onions, then toss in steak.
- Whisk hoisin sauce mixture to recombine, pour into pan, and cook until thickened, about 1 minute.
- Stir in cashews and transfer to platter.