Ben O'Donoghue's Black Pepper Beef Stir-fry

Ben O'Donoghue's Black Pepper Beef Stir-fry

The Greatest Beef Recipes from Beef Australia 2018

Never be stuck for a quick dinner idea again with celebrity chef and Brisbane's BillyKart owner Ben O'Donoghue's tasty beef stir-fry.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Serves: 4


500g beef fillet, cut into thin strips
2 tbsp corn flour
2 tbsp sunflower oil for frying
2 green capsicums cut into strips
2 bunch of broccolini bottom end removed, cut in half
1 bunch green onions finely chopped
4 bulbs spring onions – onion part only, cut into 3cm lengths

For the sauce:
40ml ketchup manis
40ml oyster sauce
40ml light soy sauce
20g ginger
20g garlic
10g red chilli
3 spring onions finely sliced
10g cracked black pepper
1/4 cup curry leaves
50g butter
Coriander sprigs and lime wedges to serve


Combine the ketchup manis, oyster sauce, soy in a small bowl. Pound the garlic, ginger and chilli in a pestle mortar or a food processor to a smooth paste. Add the cracked pepper. Heat the sunflower oil in a wok. Fry the curry leaves and then fry the white spring onions and spice paste until fragrant. Add the soy mix and bring to the boil, add the butter and whisk together.
Toss the beef in the corn flour to coat and season with salt and pepper
Heat the one tbsp. of oil in a wok to high and quickly sear the beef in 2 batches, then remove and wipe the pan out for the vegetables.
Again heat the oil and wok to high and add the onion bulbs with a splash of beef stock to get them cooking. Next add broccoli and stir fry for 2 minutes before adding the capsicums
When the vegetables are wilting add the cooked beef back to the wok and stir in 3 tbsp. black pepper sauce. Continue to stir on the heat until the vegetables are well coated, then remove and serve immediately with steamed rice, coriander sprigs and lime wedges.

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From 6th-11th May the world's biggest beef expo, Beef Australia 2018, is set to transform the far North Queensland town of Rockhampton into a hub for all things Aussie Beef.

The expo will see renowned Australian and International chefs, including one of Australia's most loved chefs, Curtis Stone, come together to cook up a storm and showcase how beef can be incorporated into everyday meals as well as culinary masterpieces.

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