Low Fat Chilli Beef
250g/9oz lean sirloin steak, all visible fat removed
2 red (bell) peppers
1 hot red chilli, shredded
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp grated fresh root ginger
a pinch of five-spice powder
175g/6oz broccoli florets
175g/6oz mangetouts, trimmed
2 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tsp hoisin sauce
225g/8oz cooked Chinese egg noodles (cooked weight)
ground black pepper
1 Cut the steak into thin strips and season with a generous grinding of pepper. Cut the red peppers in half, remove the seeds and ribs and cut the flesh into thin slices.
2 Lightly spray a wok or deep frying pan with oil and set over a medium heat. Add the strips of steak and stir-fry briskly for 1 minute or until seared on the outside.
3 Add the chilli, garlic, ginger, five-spice powder and red peppers. Stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add the broccoli and mangetouts and stir-fry for 3 minutes.
4 Add the soy sauce and hoisin sauce and cook for 2 minutes, then fold in the cooked egg noodles.
5 Divide between two serving plates and serve immediately.
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