A white plate with wooden rim sits on a white wooden table. On the plate is a gluten-free gomger stir-fry with snow peas, onion, mushrooms and sprinkled with seasame seeds. A gold spoon and fork rest on the right-hand side of the plate.

Having one of those nights where you just can’t be bothered making dinner? Instead of ordering take-away, give our gluten-free ginger beef a try. Yes, you still have to cook, but this recipe is easy to make and packed with flavour. Plus it will be on the table before UberEats can knock on your door!

Ginger Beef

Recipe by Cara Boatswain | Photography by Brandee Meier
Quick, easy, and delicious – that's what you'll get with this ginger beef stir-fry. It's perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or for when you're feeling lazy and want something to come to the table quickly.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 3 tablespoons rice bran oil
  • 500 g stir-fry beef strips
  • 1 onion cut into wedges
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 200 g mushrooms sliced
  • 200 g snow peas
  • 3 tablespoons gluten-free oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • ½ cup beef stock
  • 2 teaspoons gluten-free cornflour
  • ½ cup water
  • rice to serve


  • Combine sauces, sugar and stock in a jug. Set aside
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of oil and sauté beef until brown. Remove from pan.
  • Heat remaining oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add onion,garlic and ginger. Fry for a minute, then add mushrooms. Sauté until mushrooms begin to soften. Return beef to the pan.
  • Add sauce mixture. Dissolve cornflour in a little of the water to make a paste, add remaining water. Add to pan along with snow peas. Bring sauce to the boil and allow to thicken for a minute. Remove from heat and serve with steamed rice.
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