Easy Chinese Garlic Beef Stir Fry

This is one of the most famous beef styles of meals you can make. It’s also one of the easiest to make beef, especially if you are in a hurry. The best part is that when you’re looking to have a quick meal, then this is what you need to have.

The best thing is that it’s a versatile choice; therefore, you can add the rice and the veggies to make it into a complete meal as you would like.

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One thing that makes it perfect is that you can use it any time of the weeknight, too, just because it’s easy to make it. Once you learn to make it, you will find that it’s your go-to meal.

You will notice that it’s such a simple dish yet nicely flavorful to use. You will have the addition of soy and garlic to use in the meal. So, if you like, you can serve it by itself or eat with other veggies you tossed in.

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Why use this recipe

  • It’s a one-pot recipe.

You don’t have to clean so many other utensils because this one is a meal they cook in a single pot. It doesn’t take too long to make it too, which is just as great. It’s a versatile choice that you can make as spicy or not so spicy as you would like to.

  • Walk into any Chinese restaurant today, and you will notice that this is by far one of the most popular dishes you will ever have.
  • It’s one of the easiest to make meals to make that will even take you a shorter time to make. In about 15 minutes, you should be ready to serve it. Consider making it nicely tender and flavorful too.
  • In this recipe, we don’t even use many ingredients because we want you to make it yourself.

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Which part of meat are we going to use?

I mean, you can use any part of the meat you like, but, in this case, we chose the steak because it’s the softest part, and you don’t want to be biting into the bones. In some other instances, I often use the sirloin.

Slice it into the grain, and you will have it cut into the muscle lines of the fibers. You see, sirloin is one of the most inexpensive cuts of meat, yet it remains tender, flavorful, and outrightly delicious. The other parts you can use include the tenderloin. But, of course, it will work just as fine if you can get the steak too.

If you have another idea of one of the best cuts of meats, you can still use them if you can cut them into perfect cubes to use.

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How to make garlic beef

It’s easy to make this meal; in summary, you will choose the best part of the meat then cut it into cubes. You can then set them in the bowl and then marinate them for thirty minutes. Next, go out and crush the garlic and the peppers.

For weeknights, I prefer such a choice just because it makes everything much easier. It’s my go-to dish that you can enjoy. If you like, you will serve the beef by itself and then use or toss it in the vegetables.

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300g beef cube, 2 red hot peppers, 2 green hot peppers, 1 garlic

2 tablespoons of oyster sauce, 2 tablespoons of light soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of white wine, a little salt, a little pepper, half a tablespoon of cornstarch, and some cooking oil.


  1. Cut the beef cubes against the grain into 2cm-large meat cubes. Check out the size of the meat to cut it perfectly.

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  1. Put the cut meat into a basin, add 1 tablespoon of white wine, 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce, 1 tablespoon of He Ran organic soy sauce, a little pepper, and salt.

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  1. Add half a spoon of cornstarch and 1 spoon of cooking oil, mix well and marinate for 30 minutes. I like to make sure all parts of the beef are coated with the ingredients.

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  1. Peel the garlic, peel off the garlic cloves, and set aside. Remember, you don’t need to mash it; leave it just like a clove.

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  1. Wash the red and green peppers and cut them into small pieces diagonally.

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  1. Pour oil in the pot and heat it over medium heat until the oil is 50% hot; add garlic cloves.

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  1. Fry until the garlic cloves are golden and remove them.

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  1. Leave a little oil in the pot, add beef cubes, and stir-fry on high heat.

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  1. Fry until the meat is discolored, pour into the green and red pepper segments, and stir fry quickly.

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  1. Add garlic cloves after sauteing the aroma of pepper.

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  1. Add 1 tablespoon of Heran organic soy sauce and stir fry.

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  1. Add another spoonful of oyster sauce.

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  1. Stir evenly, then get it out of the pot. Next, serve it along with other side dishes.

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  1. For beef, it is recommended to use parts with less tender muscles, such as beef tenderloin or upper brain, instead of sirloin or beef tendon.
  2. When cutting beef, pay attention to cutting the long fibers against the texture of the meat.
  3. Liquor doesn’t need an expensive brand, just high-quality liquor.
  4. The garlic flavor of this dish is delicious. If you don’t like to eat garlic, you can reduce it appropriately, but it would be too inferior if you don’t have it.


Can I use garlic butter?

Well, some people prefer to just use garlic butter for this. It makes the best sauce, but you can either decide to use the garlic cloves or make the garlic butter like that, then you can use it for other needs.

Of course, you can use the garlic butter, but then it will earn another name close to something like garlic butter beef. I mean, you can add the garlic butter on anything usually, but then the garlic gives it the right flavors and aroma as well. Keep in mind that it’s one of the easiest methods to cook beef.

When you have even butter in the mix, you are sure it will be even better.

What can we eat with the garlic beef?

This is one of the most unique yet versatile choices of beef. You can use different side dishes with it. You can use the potatoes of different styles and methods; rice that comes to you differently is another one.

You can use fried rice, basmati rice or another thing. You can also make it a healthier choice by using other meals like zucchini.

I have extra can I store them?

Of course, you can store the extra, but you want to be safe. Store the food within two hours of making it. So then keep it in the air-tight container and then set it in the fridge and use it within three days. If you want it to last a little longer is to store it in the freezer. The freezer is the best since you can leave it in for three months.

Garlic beef summary

This hearty beef is one of the best recipes you can use. You can make it as spicy and easy as you like. So, when you can’t reach your favorite restaurant, then you should make it at home using this easy-to-follow recipe.

Contrary to most other choices here, you will make the perfect garlic beef in less than just 20 minutes. Besides you can use it on any night or week. So here, you can decide to use it alongside fried rice or any other style of noodles.

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There’s one thing you will like about this meal for one reason it’s easier to make. When you have even kids, you love garlicky food; they will enjoy this. The best part is that then it doesn’t take you long to make it. So leap and try it today to see if you have it ideally.

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Garlic Beef

This is one of the most famous beef styles of meals you can make. It's also one of the easiest to make beef, especially if you are in a hurry. The best part is that when you’re looking to have a quick meal, then this is what you need to have.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 300 g beef cube
  • 2 red hot peppers
  • 2 green hot peppers
  • 1 garlic
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white wine
  • a little salt a little pepper
  • half a tablespoon of cornstarch
  • some cooking oil


  • Cube the beef into small pieces, then set it in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of white wine, 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce, 1 tablespoon of He Ran organic soy sauce, a little pepper, and salt.
  • Add a spoon of cooking oil and then another one of cornstarch. Mix everything and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • Now peel your garlic and set them aside. Also, wash the red and green peppers and peel them, then set them aside.
  • Heat the oil in the pan, and when it's almost hot, you can add the garlic. Fry the garlic until it's golden brown, then remove it.
  • In the same pan with garlic, you should add the beef and stir fry it. Again, do so on very high heat.
  • Add the green pepper and the red pepper into the meat and continue to stir fry.
  • Now add the garlic you had removed, and then keep on stirring.
  • Add a tablespoon of soy sauce, and then keep on stirring.
  • Next, then add the oyster sauce too.
  • Continue to stir evenly; thus, you will get the perfect delicious meal in no time.
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