Chinese Beef Stirfry Recipe with Wild Rice
A quick and tasty stir fry recipe that the whole family will enjoy
Cost Per Serving
Nutrition Per Serving
- Calories431 kcal
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- Cook the rice according to pack instructions and drain.
- Meanwhile, mix the beef and 5 spice powder together. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan and fry the beef for 3 minutes.
- Add the pepper and carrot and stir fry for a further 3 minutes.
- Stir in the cabbage and soy sauce and stir fry for a further 2 minutes.
- Serve immediately on top of the rice.
- Use brown rice mixed with some chopped spring onions as an alternative to the brown and wild rice blend.