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  Lean beef fillet steak 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 3 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Corn flour 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh ginger root 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped, peeled
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Roasted unsalted cashew nuts 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Celery sticks 3 , diagonally sliced
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1) Thinly slice the fillet steak. Discard fat, if any.
2) In a bowl, combine soy sauce, dry sherry, 2 teaspoons of the sesame oil, the water, corn flour, seasoning and ginger. Place the steak into the bowl.
3) Cover with a lid and marinate inside refrigerator for minimum 20 minutes.

4) In a deep wok or a heavy frying pan, add remaining sesame oil to heat up.
5) Quickly stir-fry the strips of steak by removing from marinade for 2 minutes, to brown and sealed on the outside. Reserve the marinade.
6) Transfer in a plate from the wok.
7) Place garlic, cashew nuts and celery in the wok or frying pan.
8) Quickly stir-fry by keeping the heat medium for 2-3 minutes.
9) Place the steak back into the wok, along with the reserved marinade.
10) Combine thoroughly with the cashew nuts and celery.
11) Cook over high heat to thicken the sauce by continuous stirring.

12) In a warm serving dish, transfer the mixture and immediately serve with boiled rice or noodles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 280 Calories from Fat 164

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g19.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 33.3 mg11.1%

Sodium 550.8 mg23%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 19 g37.7%

Vitamin A 1.8% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 7.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Beef With Cashew Nuts Recipe