Whether you need a quick weeknight meal or are looking to add more proteins and vegetables to your diet, beef stir fries are one of the most versatile and delicious options.
Not only are they satisfying and nutritious, but they are also incredibly customizable based on your preferences and what veggies you have available.
From classic beef and broccoli to spicy Thai basil beef, these recipes are perfectly balanced with flavors, easy to adjust depending on your tastes, and guaranteed to become a new favorite quick weeknight meal.
Beef Stir Fry Recipes:
1. Steak Stir-Fry
This steak stir-fry is super easy for a quick and tasty weeknight dinner – way better than ordering takeout!
With various vibrant veggies and a deliciously balanced stir-fry sauce, it’s the ultimate meal to sate those Asian food cravings.
Get the Recipe: Steak Stir Fry
2. Thai Basil Beef (Pad Kra Pao)
Thai basil beef is a quick stir-fry that’s ready in just 20 minutes, and the best part? It doesn’t compromise on flavor!
Known locally as Pad Kra Pao, this classic is amped up with some Asian food essentials like soy, oyster, and fish sauce, along with a kick from bird’s eye chilis and the unique flavor of Thai basil. It’s so good.
Get the Recipe: Thai Basil Beef
3. Ground Beef Bulgogi
Ground beef bulgogi is a delightful twist on traditional Korean bulgogi that’s really easy to make!
Sweet notes, savory notes, and a little bit of spice all come together in this recipe, creating a meal that’s incredibly satisfying and bursting with flavor.
So whether you’re new to Korean cuisine or a die-hard fan, this dish is an effortless way to enjoy those classic flavors.
Give it a shot, and you’ll discover a new favorite that’s perfect for any mealtime.
Get the Recipe: Ground Beef Bulgogi
4. Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Beef Stir-Fry)
Stir-fry with French fries? Absolutely!! That’s how this Peruvian beef stir-fry is served.
Lomo saltado is a fantastic blend of Peruvian and Asian flavors, and the ingredients complement each other perfectly to create this beloved national dish.
Serve this delight on a bed of rice AND crispy French fries and everybody’s happy!
Get the Recipe: Lomo Saltado
5. Ground Beef Stir-Fry
How about dinner in 20 minutes? This ground beef stir-fry recipe is a total winner!
This dinner is so easy to cook, with tasty ground beef, vibrant veggies, and a stir-fry sauce that really hits that umami pleasure spot. It’s also one of the simplest meals you’ll ever whip up.
So, let’s grab a wok and get ready to make a scrumptious dinner in no time! It’s absolutely bursting with flavors.
Get the Recipe: Ground Beef Stir Fry
6. Beef and Broccoli
Get ready for the ultimate stir-fry night with our beef and broccoli recipe! It’s a flavor-packed meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes.
This beef stir-fry is super quick and easy and uses staple ingredients. Don’t let the simplicity fool you though, the flavors are exceptional and it stands head and shoulders above any takeout place.
Perfect for those busy weeknight dinners. Try it!
Get the Recipe: Beef and Broccoli
7. Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Beef)
Bulgogi is an absolute must-try for all you Korean food enthusiasts out there. And for the rest of you, it’s high time to introduce this iconic Korean dish into your life. Trust us, you won’t regret it!
It’s all about those tender, juicy beef strips. Lightly caramelized and sizzling with savory soy, garlicky goodness, and just a touch of sweetness.
You can have this ready in no time on your BBQ grill or stovetop. It’s a really quick mission, seriously, lightning quick.
Get the Recipe: Bulgogi
8. Hunan Beef
Spice up your stir-fry night with this easy Hunan style recipe.
Packed with layers of amazing flavors, it’s perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner and is ready in about 25 minutes.
You can dial up or dial down the spice level to your preference, now go and get excited for this delectable dinner.
Get the Recipe: Hunan Beef
9. Japchae (Korean Glass Noodle Stir-Fry)
If you’re a fan of Korean food, then japchae is a must-try!
This stir-fry is gorgeous, bursting with vibrant colors! With amazing sweet potato glass noodles that are chewy, slippery, and super fun to eat paired with a generous amount of veggies and tender beef strips. This dish is spot on.
Enjoy it for a weeknight dinner, special occasion or get-together. Japchae will stand out every time.
Get the Recipe: Japchae
10. Bò Lúc Lắc (Vietnamese Shaking Beef)
Learn how to whip up this mouthwatering Vietnamese classic tonight, bò lúc lắc aka Vietnamese shaking beef!
It features sweet, savory and umami flavors, and these beef steak bites are so tender they’ll simply melt in your mouth. These are rich yet fresh, and incredibly satisfying.
Enjoy as an appetizer, for example served on a bed of lettuce or watercress with fresh tomatoes and cucumber, or pair it with your preferred rice and some fried eggs for a heartier meal.
Get the Recipe: Bò Lúc Lắc
11. Panda Express Style Beijing Beef
Here’s a take on the recipe from Panda Express to add to your bookmark folder for those busy days. The ever-popular Beijing Beef.
It’s got crispy beef strips, veggies, and a tangy, sweet and sticky sauce and is way better than the Panda Express version which we know you just can’t get enough of.
Get the Recipe: Panda Express Beijing Beef
12. Mongolian Beef
If you’re in the mood for some delicious Chinese flavors and craving beef, then this Mongolian Beef is a must!
With a few tricks and tips, you’ll have magically tender and luscious meat, coated in a simple yet flavorful and slightly sticky sauce. Trust us, it’s amazing.
Get the Recipe: Mongolian Beef
13. Korean Ground Beef Bowl
Check out this stunning Korean ground beef bowl, which has the perfect mix of sweet, salty, umami, and a hint of spice. Flavors that you’ll adore!
The best part? It takes minimal effort, cooks in just 15 minutes and the list of ingredients is short and sweet. What’s not to love?
So don’t hang about, give this Korean bowl a go.
Get the Recipe: Korean Ground Beef Bowl
14. Korean Beef Tacos (Bulgogi Tacos)
Let’s give those beloved tacos a twist with the ultimate fusion of Mexican and Korean flavors!
Simply load up your char-grilled tortillas with juicy bulgogi and then bring it to life with some fresh Asian-inspired coleslaw. Add a drizzle of sriracha aioli to make this dish really sing.
Trust us, once you give it a shot, you’ll be hooked on this version for life.
Get the Recipe: Bulgogi Tacos
15. Mongolian Ground Beef
Next time you’re craving amazing Asian flavors in a flash, give our Mongolian ground beef a try!
This super tasty stir-fry is ready in just 20 minutes and it is packed with sweet and savory Asian flavors, inspired by your favorite takeout dish.
It’s a perfect meal for busy weeknights, and we can see you getting addicted to this dish.
Get the Recipe: Mongolian Ground Beef
16. Beef Chow Mein
Do you fancy treating yourself to an amazing restaurant quality meal that is on the table in under 40 minutes? If you’re up for a change in your weeknight dinner menu rotation, we’ve got a recipe that you’ll love. Beef chow mein!
It features egg noodles, veggies, tender beef sirloin, and a homemade chow mein sauce which is full to the brim with bold flavors.
You’ll definitely want to give this a try!
17. Pepper Steak
This pepper steak recipe is like a healthier version of your go-to takeout and is made with pantry-friendly ingredients.
With beautifully tender beef and crispy bell peppers coated in a delicious stir-fry sauce infused with garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and chili sauce; it’s totally customizable, so you can easily make it your own.
Serve it with rice, low-carb cauliflower rice, zoodles, or anything you like to pair it with, but one thing is certain, you won’t be craving Chinese takeout anymore!
18. Black Pepper Beef Stir-Fry
Prepare this delicious black pepper beef stir-fry recipe in just 15 minutes!
Tender steak slices are cooked to perfection in a flavorful pepper sauce. Also, discover some restaurant secrets for creating extra succulent bites by velveting the meat.
There’s nothing quite as comforting as digging into a bowl of warm rice topped with succulent beef straight out of the wok. Yum!
19. Ground Beef Ramen
This flavorful ground beef ramen brings together ground beef, a variety of tasty veggies, and saucy ramen noodles for an awesome 30-minute meal which your entire family will absolutely love!
And the best part? This dish is loaded with flavor, packed full of textures, and criminally easy to make. Who can resist ramen? We simply can’t get enough of it.
20. Cumin Beef Stir-Fry
You’ve got to give this cumin beef stir-fry a try!
It’s got some seriously mouthwatering beef; perfectly marinated and stir-fried with loads of aromatic spices. Trust us, it’s delicious! Plus, this stir-fry is a breeze to magic up and has all the fun and ease of a takeout.
Serve it up with your favorite sides for a complete meal and dig in with your loved ones.
21. Beef Lo Mein
This lo mein will become your new go-to the next time you crave Chinese takeout!
You take long, soft egg noodles and toss them with a tasty sweet and savory sauce and either beef or chicken. And the result? A bowl full of slurpy deliciousness!
So why splash the cash when you can rustle this dish up at home in just 30 minutes?
22. Spicy Ginger Beef Stir-Fry
This spicy ginger beef stir-fry recipe is sweet, spicy, crunchy, and absolutely delicious!
Imagine this: beef sirloin, crispy ginger, fresh green veggies and a delicious Chinese-inspired sauce. And to top it all off? Crispy ginger shoestring fries and a sprinkle of chili flakes to make it ultra delicious.
This simple dish just got a whole lot more awesome!
23. Crispy Chilli Beef
This crispy chilli beef is like a healthier version of your favorite Chinese takeout!
Crispy fry the beef and then toss in this beautifully sweet, spicy, and tangy sauce with veggies. And the best part? This recipe takes less than 30 minutes to make and it’s also paleo, Whole30, grain-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free.
So for all diet and non-diet followers, this recipe is must try.
24. Beef and Pepper Stir-Fry
This beef and pepper stir-fry is cooked over a crazily high heat to get that amazing flavor. A remarkably easy, yet delicious dish for any weeknight!
It can be as mild or spicy as you like, depending on the peppers you choose. Just combine these two ingredients, and boom! You’ve got yourself a real winner of a dish!
We know you will definitely add this stir-fry to your regular rotation.
25. Beef Pad See Ew
Here’s a divine Thai beef Pad See Ew recipe for you.
Made with flat and wide rice noodles, juicy beef, gai lan or choy sum leaves, and a delicious, authentic sauce. It’s one of those popular Thai rice noodle dishes that everyone in the family will absolutely love!
Plus, it’s quick and easy to make at home and is ready in just 30 minutes. Give it a go!
26. Beef Pan-Fried Noodles
Transform your kitchen into a Chinese restaurant with mouthwatering pan-fried noodles and succulent beef in a ridiculously delicious sauce. It really is unbelievably good!
It’s the perfect meal to quiet your Chinese food cravings and leaves you feeling fully satisfied. It’s got everything you need in a noodle dish.
27. Asian Ground Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry
Busy weeknight? We know the feeling. Why not try this super tasty Asian ground beef and cabbage stir-fry?
It is on the table in under 30 minutes, it’s healthy and it’s packed with tons of flavor. Serve it over rice or noodles and you’re sorted.
And if you are on a paleo and whole 30-friendly diet then this is a jackpot recipe for you.
28. Szechuan Beef
Szechuan beef is incredibly delicious and this recipe might just change your mind about getting Chinese takeout! This is definitely one for the chili lovers amongst you!
It’s a flavorful stir-fry with tender beef coated in a spicy sauce made with chiles, garlic, ginger, and Szechuan peppercorns, balanced with a hint of sweetness.
This one is so easy to make! Just whip up the marinade ahead of time and give it a quick flash in the pan, and that’s it. A majorly satisfying dinner in no time at all.
29. Hibachi Steak
Experience hibachi steak at home with a juicy sirloin steak in a flavorful Asian-inspired sauce that’s ready in just 10 minutes!
These tasty little steak bites are a breeze to whip up, taking only 5 minutes of stir-frying time for that perfect sear.
They’ve got that creamy, buttery flavor mixed with a soy-teriyaki base that you’d recognize from Japanese steakhouses.
30. Beef with Black Bean Sauce
This beef with black bean sauce is delicious and it’s a timeless combo you’ll find on Chinese restaurant menus everywhere. And guess what? It’s so simple to create your own at home!
Also, this recipe is super flexible, so feel free to adjust the recipe to match your family’s taste or to fit whatever you happen to have in your kitchen.
So why not give this recipe a try?
Stir fry is a quick and delicious way to get a nutritious meal on the table in no time. If your family loves beef, you’re sure to find something that works for all in the wide array of recipes here.
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