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Beef and Onion Stir Fry

Beef and Onion Stir Fry

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Beef and Onion Stir Fry – marinated slices of beef stir fried with onions makes a delicious entree that goes super well with rice, or even as is! It’s also an easy dish to make any day of the week.

What to serve with this dish?

You can eat this dish as is, or with white rice. If you’re like me, and also a fan of additional veggies as side dishes, I recommend checking our some of these ideas:

How many calories in this dish?

This beef and onion stir fry recipe is about 416 calories per serving (and it has 4 servings). Of course this is an estimate as it will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

How many carbs in this dish?

This beef and onion stir fry is about 5g of carbs per serving (makes 4 servings). This makes this beef and onion stir fry a low carb and keto meal option!

What kind of beef to use?

For stir frying, tender beef cuts such as sirloin, ribeye, tri tip, top loin, tenderloin, and flat iron all work very well. Just make sure to cut the beef in to strips or smaller and equal sizes for even cooking!

In this recipe, I used ribeye this round (as pictured), but I do switch it up occasionally, so you may want to try all different types and see what is your favorite!

What kind of onion to use?

I recommend using white onions for this dish. This is because they are crunchy and have a sharper taste and so are great for stir fries.

If you don’t have any white onions, you can also use sweet onion or yellow onion. Sweet onions are good for frying, but will also provide extra tastiness. While, yellow onions pretty much always good for any type of cooking all around.

How to make Beef and Onion Stir Fry

First gather the ingredients:

  • 1 lb beef, sliced (I used ribeye)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion (I used white, but you can use yellow or sweet onion also)
  • Salt as desired

Slice the beef and the onions.

Then, combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, cornstarch, salt, and sugar in a large bowl or zip lock bag. If you are about to cook it, let it marinade at the very least 15-30 minutes. If you are making this ahead, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes before cooking.

In a large nonstick skillet, add 1 tbsp of oil over medium-high heat. Add the beef, and stir fry until mostly browned, and then add the sliced onions. Stir fry for about 4 minutes or until onions soften. Give it a taste, and if you prefer to add more salt, do so now and mix well.

Remove from heat and serve!

Beef and Onion Stir Fry

Beef and Onion Stir Fry

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • Salt as desired

Instructions

    1. Slice beef and onions.
    2. Combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, cornstarch, salt, and sugar in a large bowl or zip lock bag. If you are about to cook it, let it marinade at the very least 15-30 minutes. If you are making this ahead, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes before cooking.
    3. In a large nonstick skillet, add 1 tbsp of oil over medium-high heat. Add the beef, and stir fry until mostly browned, and then add the sliced onions. Stir fry for about 4 minutes or until onions soften. Give it a taste, and if you prefer to add more salt, do so now and mix well.
    4. Remove from heat and serve!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 416Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 99mgSodium: 560mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 31g

The nutrition information for this recipe is an approximate total per serving. Please double check the nutrition information for your exact ingredients and brands for more precise nutrition information.

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Duncan Edwards

Wednesday 13th of October 2021

This was a marvelous treat for us, we love this dish

TinaTsai

Wednesday 13th of October 2021

Thanks! So glad you enjoyed it! :D

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