Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Ginger & chili beef (slimming world friendly)

This has been adapted from the book 'Gok cooks Chinese ' just to make it more slimming world friendly. It's low fat and soo tasty. You can have delicious Chinese food and still eat healthily. Its syn free as it serves 4 and 1 tsp sugar is only 1 syn or you can count 1/4 syn if you are very strict :  )


1 lb thin lean beef steaks cut into strips
2 tsp grated fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic (crushed )
3 spring onions (chopped)
2 carrots peeled and cut into match sticks
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tsp rice or cider vinegar
1/2 tsp dried chili flakes
1 tsp caster sugar
Spray oil

Spray a wok with spray oil and when hot add the beef strips and fry quickly keep moving strips around until cooked then remove from wok and set aside.

Wipe wok out with kitchen roll then spray again and over a high heat add ginger, garlic, chili flakes, spring onions and carrot and stir fry for a minute.

Then add soy sauce , sugar and vinegar with 4 tablespoons of water and stir well to create a sauce. Taste and adjust seasonings might need a little more vinegar.

Add beef back into the wok and mix together well.

Serve with rice : )