Lemongrass beefReviewed by our expert panel
(at time of publication)
- ½ cup brown rice
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 250g sirloin or scotch fillet steak, fat removed and sliced thinly
- 1 clove garlic, finely sliced
- 2 spring onions, finely sliced
- 1 red chilli, finely sliced, plus extra to garnish (optional)
- 2 stalks lemongrass, finely sliced
- 1 red capsicum, finely sliced
- 2 cups sliced mushrooms
- 2 cups baby spinach
- 1 tablespoon reduced-salt soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons fish sauce
- Cook rice according to packet instructions.
- In a frying pan, heat half the sesame oil over high. Add beef (in two batches if pan is small) and cook quickly, until browned, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
- Return pan to heat and add remaining oil. Add garlic, spring onion, chilli, lemongrass and capsicum and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes. Add mushrooms and stir-fry until mushrooms are cooked, about 5 minutes. Add spinach and cook for 1 minute, until spinach is wilted.
- Remove pan from heat. Return beef and any juices to pan, along with soy sauce, fish sauce and ¼ cup water. Stir well.
- To serve, divide beef and rice between 2 plates, garnished with extra chilli, if desired.
Make it gluten free: Check sauces are gluten free.
Make it low FODMAP: Use green tips of spring onion, replace mushrooms with eggplant, and replace garlic with garlic-infused olive oil.
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Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 15g
–Saturated fat 4g
Dietary fibre 7g
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