9 Beef Stir-fry Recipes

Here are a few of my favorite beef stir-fry recipes, from a warming stir-fried Beef with Onions to Beef with Chinese Green Beans.

Before you start cooking, you may want to check out these resources:

How to Stir-fry Beef

How to Tell if Your Wok is Hot Enough

20 Tips for Stir-frying

  • 01 of 09
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    Oyster sauce enhances the natural flavor of beef in this quick and easy beef stir-fry recipe. Serves 4.
  • 02 of 09
    Beef With Chinese Green Beans
    Rhonda Parkinson

    Beef is paired with Szechuan-style dry-fried green beans in this quick and easy stir-fry.

    Chinese Green Beans - a basic recipe

    Szechuan Green Bean Recipe - made with longbeans (also called "yardlong" beans)

    Chinese Green Beans with Pork - Szechuan preserved vegetable, available at Asian markets

  • 03 of 09
    Beef and Black Bean Sauce

    Fermented black beans lend a savory flavor to this recipe, while chile paste adds extra bite.

    Learn more about Chinese Fermented Black Beans

  • 04 of 09
    Beef With Broccoli Stir-fry
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    The secret to this recipe is cooking the beef in 1 cup of oil to seal in the juices, and cooking the broccoli in water to make it crisp and tender. This recipe has been reader-rated at 5 out of 5 stars.
    Quick and Easy Beef With Broccoli Marinated flank steak is stir-fried with red bell peppers and frozen broccoli.
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  • 05 of 09
    Beef fajitas
    Strips of meat fried with peppers and onions: beef fajitas. Photo (c) Rainmax / Getty Images

    Marinated beef is combined with onion and then finished with a flavorful but simple sauce consisting of dark soy sauce, sherry and sugar. Chopped spring onions (green onions, scallions) add the final touch.

  • 06 of 09
    Honey Beef with Sesame
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    Beef is marinated in a honey and soy mixture, stir-fried with oyster sauce and topped with sesame seeds. A reader comments: "Close to outstanding. A simple and brilliant dish that took me less than 35 seconds to find on Google."
  • 07 of 09
    Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry
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    Marinated flank steak is stir-fried with bok choy, mushrooms, and red onion in a flavourful dark soy and sherry sauce. My favorite comment on this recipe comes from a child who said it found it delicious but also easy to make.
  • 08 of 09
    Beef chow fun recipe
    Beef chow fun recipe. Getty Images
    What really makes this dish are the chewy fresh rice noodles that soak up the flavor of the black bean sauce and oyster sauce – it’s worth a trip to the Chinese/Asian supermarket for them. An interesting contrast in color, texture and flavor.
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  • 09 of 09
    Stir-fry Beef With Bamboo Shoots
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    This is one of my favorite stir-fry recipes to make during the week.

    What are Bamboo Shoots?