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  • 150g tenderstem®, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 2 tsp Chinese five-spice
  • 2 steaks thin-cut sirloin, fat trimmed and cut into strips
  • groundnut oil or sunflower oil
  • a chunk ginger, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce, mixed with 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp rice vinegar


  • STEP 1

    Drop the Tenderstem® into boiling water, cook for 1 minute then drain. Mix the cornflour and five-spice and toss with the steak just before you’re ready to fry.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a shallow pool of oil to hot in a wok or heavy frying pan. Add the steak and fry until crisp and dark golden. Scoop out of the pan then drain the oil, leaving about 1 tbsp behind.

  • STEP 3

    Add the ginger, garlic and chilli flakes and cook for a minute, then tip in the Tenderstem® and toss for a minute until heated through.

  • STEP 4

    Add back the beef with the soy and rice vinegar and toss until everything is coated. Serve with rice.


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