Szechuan Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Beef and red pepper stir-fry

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Stir-fries make the best quick recipe. This beef and red pepper dish is ready in just 20 minutes, is a healthy meal for two but could easily be doubled for a family.


Try this beef, red pepper stir-fry then also check out our speedy beef curry.



  • Szechuan pepper or red chilli flakes 1 tsp, ground with a mortar and pestle
  • cornflour 1 tbsp
  • steak or minute steaks 2, sliced into strips
  • oil
  • ginger 2 cm piece, grated
  • garlic 1 clove, grated
  • red pepper 1, seeded and cut into strips
  • spring onions 1 bunch, sliced
  • soy sauce 2 tbsp
  • beef stock 2 tbsp
  • noodles or rice to serve


  • Step 1

    Mix the Szechuan pepper with the cornflour and toss it with the steak strips. Heat a little oil in a wok, add the ginger and garlic, fry for a few seconds and then add the steak and stir for a minute. Add the pepper and spring onion and fry everything together until the pepper softens, then add the soy sauce and stock and toss. Serve over noodles or rice.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 337
  • Fat 11.5g
  • Carbs 22g
  • Fibre 3.2g
  • Protein 34.8g
  • Salt 3g