Marinated Beef Stir fry is a perfect quick and easy weeknight meal for all the family. It's packed full of Chinese flavours and healthy vegetables and is faster than a takeaway!

Marinated Beef Stir Fry with Rainbow Vegetables

A quick and easy weeknight meal that is on the table in less than 20 minutes. This Marinated Beef Stir Fry is packed full of flavour and healthy veg.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 people
Author Slow The Cook Down


For the Marinated Beef

  • 75 ml dark soy sauce
  • 75 ml rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 40 g caster sugar
  • 1 red chilli finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves finely diced
  • 2 cm fresh ginger finely diced
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 2 medium sirloin steaks

Stir fry rainbow vegetables

  • 1 white onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 100g tenderstem brocolli
  • 100g black cabbage


  • handful spring onions
  • few slices of red pepper


  1. Combine all of the marinade ingredients in a bowl.  Slice the steak into strips and add to the bowl ensuring that it is all coated. Cover and pop in the fridge while you prep the vegetables.

  2. Cut all of the vegetables into even strips (julienne) ready for stir frying.

  3. Heat a small glug of oil in the wok (or large frying pan if you don't have one) on the highest heat.  Let the oil get super hot.

  4. Add the onions to the wok for a minute or two to soften, keep moving them around in the wok as they cook.  Add in the beef along with all of the marinade and cook for a couple of minutes, again, keep stirring.

  5. Once the beef has coloured, stir in the vegetables and cook for 3 minutes until they have softened, but still crunchy

  6. Garnish with spring onions and some chilli slices. Serve immediately with rice or noodles

Recipe Notes

Stir fry's are a great dish for experimenting with.  Try adding in some baby sweetcorn or mange tout!

Keep stirring the ingredients in the wok during cooking to ensure an even crunch.