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Chilli beef
  • Prep Time
    50 mins
  • Cook Time
  • Serves

Chilli Beef

For a Chinese fix without a trip to the takeaway this Chilli Beef recipe is quick, simple and just as tasty.


  • Frylight Cooking Spray
  • 300g beef steak, very thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese five spice                 
  • 50g mange tout
  • 50g babycorn 
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced 
  • 200ml sweet chilli stir-fry sauce


  1. In a bowl, combine the beef, cornflour and five spice and mix to coat the meat.
  2. Spray a large frying pan with Frylight and place over a medium heat. Wait until Frylight is clear then fry the beef until brown and cooked to taste. Remove the cooked beef from the pan and set aside.
  3. Cook the mange-tout and baby corn in the microwave as per pack instructions.
  4. Spray the pan again with Frylight and add in the pepper and onion and fry for a couple of minutes. Remove from the pan and add to the beef mixture.
  5. Heat the sweet chilli sauce in the pan until hot and then tip in the beef, peppers and onion, mange-tout and sweetcorn and stir through.
  6. Serve the beef with rice or noodles of your choice.

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