Beef Stir Fry with Rice

Since having moved, I hadn’t used my wok in the new place.  I bought the wok for about five dollars at a thrift store.  I had to put a little bit of tender, loving care into getting it back into a good condition to use without worrying.  It has paid off greatly!  I had a dream that I was using it the night before and that just got me going.  I went to the local grocery store and found some beef that was already cut into strips for a cheap price. 


Beef Stir Fry with Rice
Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Asian
Author: What Is Cooking Now?
Beef Stir Fry with Rice
  • 12 oz beef strips
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 package frozen vegetable stir fry mix
  • 1 tsp dried minced garlic
  • 1 tsp dried minced onion
  • 2 tbls wok oil(vegetable oil will work too)
  • 1 tbls soy sauce
  • 2 tbls water
  • 1 tbls corn starch
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 cups cold water
  1. •Add rice and 2 cups cold water into medium saucepan. Heat until starting to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 20 minutes.
  2. •Season beef strips with garlic salt.
  3. •Mix together the cornstarch, water, and soy sauce. Set aside.
  4. •Heat wok over high heat. Add half of the wok oil(or vegetable oil). Add beef and cook until browned. This will not take long. Remove beef from wok.
  5. •Add the other half of oil to wok. Add the vegetable mix and cook for about 5 to 7 minutes. Add beef to vegetables.
  6. •Add the cornstarch mixture and stir until hot and thick.
  7. •Serve over rice.

The best thing about stir fry is that it is quick to cook. The possibilities are pretty much endless. When I originally planned to make some stir fry, I thought I had some other sauces. Turns out they didn’t survive the move. Oh well this turned out pretty well. There were no leftovers!

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