Asian Beef Stir Fry – This is an easy and healthy Asian-inspired simple beef stir fry recipe that has a great blend of savory flavors. This delicious recipe is a great way to have a quick and healthy option any day of the week. It’s also much better than any takeout because you know exactly what is in it (or what’s not in it)!
The best way to prepare this easy and healthy beef stir fry is to allow the beef to marinate for 2-3 hours. You could also let the beef marinate overnight to have an extra punch of yummy flavors infused into the beef. This would be a very easy meal to make during the week. Simple prep the beef and let it marinate overnight the night before you want to cook it. Then all you have to do the next day is a quick prep of the vegetables and get your stir fry on. Oh yes, that easy with a little planning!
We really loved the flavor combination of celery, carrots, and onions for this recipe. However, feel free to make it your own by adding to taking away different vegetables. One of the great things about a stir fry is you can really add in any other vegetables you like. Bell peppers, mushrooms, zucchini, and spinach are just a few other vegetables you could add into this stir fry if you want to incorporate more vegetables.
Serve this easy and healthy beef stir fry recipe with a bowl of freshly steamed rice. If you are staying low-carb, then simply add more sides of vegetables for a complete meal or double the amount of celery, carrots, and onions. We have a few banchan (side dish) recipes on our site that would be great sides to go with this recipe, such as our Korean seasoned spinach recipe, fresh spinach salad recipe, easy pan-fried zucchini recipe, and/or our easy napa cabbage kimchi!
We hope you enjoy our Asian Beef Stir Fry recipe!
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1lb chuck roast beef, sliced paper-thin (see note)
2 carrots (about 2 cups), sliced like matchsticks
2 celery stalks, thinly sliced on the diagonal
1 medium-sized yellow onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ tsp ginger, minced
1 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp soy sauce
¼ tsp black pepper
1 egg, whites only
2 tsp potato starch
¼ tsp white vinegar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp fish sauce
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp sesame seeds (optional)
- Slice the beef chuck roast into really thin strips (as close to paper-thin as possible). Set the sliced beef aside in a large-sized bowl.
- Add garlic, ginger, soy sauce, black pepper, white vinegar, salt, fish sauce, egg whites, potato starch, and sugar to a small bowl, then mix the marinade together well. Add the marinade to the bowl with the beef and mix together well. Marinate the beef for 2-3 hours (or overnight for a deeper flavor) in the refrigerator.
- Put a tablespoon of olive oil into the bottom of a skillet pan. Now, we’re going to cook the vegetables separately. Cook each vegetable (carrots, onions, celery) separately in the pan until each is done since they all have different cooking times. Remove each vegetable from the pan once done and set aside for later.
- Put another tablespoon of olive oil into the bottom of the empty pan and turn the stove to medium-high heat. Stir fry the marinated beef mixture for about 4-5 minutes, until beef is done to your desired temperature.
- Once the beef is cooked thoroughly, add the cooked vegetables back to the pan with the beef and stir together.
- Sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired. Serve and enjoy!
You could ask to have the chuck roast sliced paper-thin at the meat counter so you don't have to slice it yourself.
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This sounds delicious! A nice hearty dinner recipe 🙂
It really is delicious! Thank you Jazzy’s Mama!
This looks beautiful. I’m learning to cook as part of a recovery program and I realy want to try some of the recipes on your blog. I love this kind of food so I’m excited to see where I can go with this.
Thank you for your kind words Nyxie! We do hope that you enjoy the recipes you try! Best wishes in learning to cook and the recovery program!
Asian Beef Stir Fry is one of my all-time favorite dishes! The combo of beef and stir-frying! – you just can’t go wrong with it!
gonna try it your way this weekend! cant wait!
thanks so much!
Thank you so much! Hope you enjoy this recipe 🙂
Stir-fry is one of my favorite meals… thanks for sharing this recipe!
Yes, we love stir-fry recipes too! They’re quick, tasty and easy!
Wow, fabulous stir-fry recipe, packed with flavor and I love the addition of potato starch that gives it the perfect consistency!
Thank you so much Angela! 🙂
What a great recipe! I didn’t know that it was this easy to make, I will have to try it!
We hope you like this recipe Michelle!
Asian stir fry is my favourite! This looks sooo delicious, I am definitely gonna try to cook it! Thanks for the recipe.
Yay! Hope you like this recipe Chad!
This looks so amazing! My favorite food is Asian food. I think this will pair nicely with kimchee and rice! I will have to make this for my hubby when he gets back from deployment bc he loves stir fry
Oh yes! Kimchi and rice would be perfect companions for this recipe. We have a quick and easy kimchi recipe. Make sure to check that one out if you’d like to make your own kimchi 🙂
This looks delicious! I absolutely love stir fry. Usually I use chicken because it feels easier, but I’m going to try this recipe so I can spice things up!
Oh yes. Chicken is always a great protein to use in stir-fry! Hope you give this beef stir-fry recipe a try!
This recipe looks super easy! Thank you for posting and I’m going to give it a try this weekend!
It is so easy! And delicious! Enjoy 🙂
This looks delicious! My daughter has a nut allergy so we can’t order out asian food. She would love this!
I can only imagine how hard it must be to find a takeout place that is nut allergy friendly. Hope your daughter likes this recipe 🙂
I love stir fries and this recipe looks delicious filled with wholesome healthy ingredients.
Thank you Marla!
This recipe is perfect timing for me! I have a beef chuck roast and I wasn’t sure what to do with it! Now I know:) I love a good stir fry. Thanks for the recipe!
Yay! Enjoy Nicole! 🙂
Nothing beats a good stir-fry and this looks amazing! Can’t wait to try it!
We agree! Thank you Elena!
I love stir-fries, and everything in this one looks delicious. I’m glad to see that you cook each vegetable separately because I have always felt that you get to most reliable results that way, even if it might take more time. The arrangement of the vegetables on top is very appealing!
Yes! It might take a few more minutes, but you get a better results cooking each vegetable separately. Thank you for your kind words Beth!
Your Asian stir fry sounds delicious and easy. I’m always looking for quick and tasty recipes that are healthy. I can’t wait to try it!
Thank you Cherryl! We hope you enjoy this recipe 🙂