Beef, Broccolini & Almond Stir-Fry








Recipe type



Australian & Chinese


Beef, Broccolini & Almond Stir-Fry

By: Christina Soong-Kroeger

Stir-frying is a fantastic, healthy and quick way to cook food.  Assuming you have some noodles or rice to go with it, a nutritionally dense and delicious dinner can be on the table in under 10 minutes, making it perfect for after-work dinners when you really can’t be bothered cooking.

This stir-fry combines melt-in-the-mouth steak with tender broccoli and almonds for a tasty and satisfying dish.  Enjoy!


  • 400 grams scotch fillet beef
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil.
  • 1 teaspoon corn flour
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch broccolini, washed and chopped into pieces
  • 70 grams raw almonds
  • Cooked rice

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Wash and pat dry meat, then cut into ½ cm slices, cutting diagonally across the grain.

Step 2

Place into a bowl and then pour over Shaoxing wine, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and corn flour.

Step 3

Stir to combine and then cover and refrigerate for one hour to marinate.

Step 4

Heat up a wok or large fry pan until smoking and then add oil.

Step 5

Add onion and cook over a medium heat for a minute, stirring all the time. Add garlic and continue cooking and stirring for another minute.

Step 6

Turn heat back up to high and then add beef, cooking and stirring it for a minute so it browns on all sides.

Step 7

When the beef is browned but not fully cooked, turn off the heat and remove beef to a plate and set aside.

Step 8

Turn heat back on and add almonds and broccolini. Stir to combine and then cover with a lid and turn heat down to low-medium.

Step 9

Let cool, covered for two minutes.

Step 10

Remove lid and stir. Return beef to pan and then mix to combine thoroughly.

Step 11

Serve immediately with steamed rice.

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