A white bowl of beef stir-fry with vegetables and macadamia nuts on white rice with chopsticks and a red placemat

Macadamias are one of the best food sources of healthy fats. Feel good inside and out with this delicious lemongrass beef and macadamia stir-fry.

Lemongrass beef and macadamia stir-fry

Macadamias are one of the best food sources of healthy fats. Feel good inside and out with this delicious lemongrass beef and macadamia stir-fry.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 500 g beef fillet thinly sliced
  • 2 lemongrass stalks thinly sliced (bottom third only)
  • 1 red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves thinly sliced
  • 4 cm piece of ginger peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1 long red chilli stem removed, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice
  • 4 tablespoons macadamia oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ cup oyster sauce gluten-free
  • ¼ cup chicken stock gluten-free
  • 1 bunch broccolini cut into thirds
  • 1 cup macadamias unsalted, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup basil leaves torn
  • Jasmine rice to serve

Instructions
 

  • Combine the beef, lemongrass, onion, garlic, ginger, chilli and five-spice in a large bowl.
  • Heat ¼ of the macadamia oil in a wok over high heat until just smoking.
  • Add ¼ of the beef mixture and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until the beef is browned.
  • Transfer to a bowl. Repeat in 3 more batches with remaining beef mixture and oil, reheating wok between batches.
  • Heat the sesame oil in the wok. Add the beef mixture, oyster sauce, chicken stock and broccolini and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
  • Remove wok from heat. Add the macadamias and half the basil and toss to combine.
  • Spoon stir-fry among serving bowls. Sprinkle with remaining basil and serve immediately with steamed rice.
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