Spicy Beef Stir Fry

Russ Myers


Hot chili oil is a reddish colored, fiery hot oil made from peanut oil infused with dried red chili peppers. It is also called chili pepper oil or hot pepper oil.

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4 servings


20 Min


10 Min




5 Tbs Low sodium teriyaki sauce (divided)
1 tsp Hot chili oil (or 1/2 tsp crushed Szechuan peppercorns)
1 Boneless beef sirloin, top loin or tenderloin steak, cut 1 inch thick (about 1 pound)
1 Tbs Dry sherry
1 Tbs Cornstarch
2 Tbs Peanut oil, or vegetable oil (divided)
2 C Sliced mushrooms
1 Small onion (cut into 1 inch pieces)
Hot cooked angel hair pasta
Thinly sliced green onions and red and yellow bell pepper pieces for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine 1 tablespoon each teriyaki sauce and chili oil in a large bowl. Cut beef across prominent grain into 1/8 inch thick slice; cut each slice into 1 1/2 inch pieces. Toss beef with teriyaki mixture.Combine remaining 4 tablespoons teriyaki sauce, sherry, and cornstarch in a small bowl; stir until smooth.Heat the wok over high heat about 1 minute or until hot. Drizzle 1 tablespoon peanut oil into the wok and heat for 30 seconds. Add half of the beef mixture; stir fry 2 minutes or until beef is barely pink in the center. Remove beef to a large bowl. Repeat with the remaining beef mixture.Reduce heat to medium high.Heat remaining 1 tablespoon peanut oil in the wok. Add mushrooms and onion; stir fry 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.Stir teriyaki mixture until smooth and add to the wok. Stir fry 30 seconds or until sauce boils and thickens.Return beef and any accumulated juices to the wok; heat through.Serve over pasta. Garnish is desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom