Hunan Beef is an easy recipe made of crispy lean beef seasoned with spicy Asian flavors. It is the perfect Chinese dish that tastes better than restaurant take-out, and ready in less than 30 minutes!
1poundflank steakcut into long thin strips across the grain
Salt and pepper
3tablespoonsvegetable oilor peanut oil
1red bell peppersliced
1zucchinicut into rounds
1cupgreen beansends trimmed
FOR THE SAUCE:
1teaspoonapple cider vinegar
1/2cuplow sodium chicken broth
1/4teaspoonred pepper flakes
In a bowl add ¼ cup cornstarch and season with a little salt and pepper. Stir to combine with a fork. Add beef pieces and toss to coat well.
Add all the ingredients for the sauce into a small bowl and whisk until well combined.
In a large pan over medium-high heat, add vegetable oil. Once the oil is hot, drop beef pieces and cook beef in one layer, do not overcrowd, cook until crispy and golden-brown. If needed cook in batches. Remove beef from the pan and set aside on a plate.
Add a bit more vegetable oil if needed to the pan and add the vegetables. Cook for 7-8 minutes, until tender and lightly browned.
Return beef to the pan and add the sauce. Stir and coat vegetables and chicken for 1 minute and turn the heat off.
Transfer to a plate or bowl and serve Hunan beef with a side of white rice.
Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds before serving.
One Pan Hunan Beef Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Vitamin A 1270IU25%
Vitamin C 51.4mg62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.