Ginger Beef Stir-fry
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 15 minutes
I love a quick stir-fry meal! It makes for a quick weeknight dinner, or even packed up for lunches. I love the fresh veggies, and the different variations you can make with them. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 1/2 - lb(s) sirloin steak
  • 1 - Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 - Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 - Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 - Tbsp honey
  • 1 - tsp ground ginger
  • 2 - Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1 bunch - green onion(s)
  • 1 - Tbsp cornstarch**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - frozen egg rolls**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Thinly slice the sirloin steak, slicing across the grain of the meat. Place into shallow dish for marinating.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey and ginger. Pour the marinade over the sliced beef and let marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.*
  3. Cook rice and egg rolls, as directed.
  4. Seed and slice the red bell pepper. Slice the green onions, diagonally to make 3/4-inch long pieces.
  5. Heat the canola oil over high heat in large skillet or wok. Add the beef slices and marinade and saute over high heat for 5 minutes. Add the sliced red bell peppers and green onions and saute for another 5 minutes.
  6. In a small bowl, stir the 1 Tbsp cornstarch with 2 Tbsp warm water, then swirl into the sauce in the skillet. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes, while sauce thickens.
  7. Serve Ginger Beef Stir-fry over rice with egg rolls.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Thinly slice 3 lbs. sirloin steak, slicing across the grain of the meat.
  2. Seed and slice 2 red bell peppers. Slice 2 bunches of green onions diagonally to make 3/4-inch long pieces.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 2 Tbsp rice vinegar, 6 Tbsp soy sauce, 4 Tbsp sesame oil, 2 Tbsp honey and 2 tsp ginger.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the sliced steak pieces
  • Half of the prepared marinade
  • Half of the sliced red bell peppers
  • Half of the sliced green onions

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to skillet for cooking. Stir in cornstarch and water, as directed in the recipe.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when you use gluten-free soy sauce. If needed, use alternative side dish for the frozen eggrolls.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Ginger Beef Stir-fry

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and saute over high heat to cook the beef. Stir in 1 Tbsp cornstarch with 2 Tbsp water at the end of cooking, to thicken the sauce.
Serve over rice with egg rolls.