Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 10 mins

I love this when the fresh asparagus is in season. Sometimes I throw in some onion wedges or a red capsicum for colour with the asparagus. Prep time includes marinating time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim the meat, and slice across the grain evenly into long, thin strips.
  2. Combine the soy, sherry, ginger, sesame oil, garlic and chilli; add the meat stirring to coat and leave to marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Drain the meat, reserving the marinade.
  4. Heat 20ml of oil in a wok or heavy-based frying pan, add the asparagus and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Remove from the wok.
  6. Heat the remaining oil in the wok, cook the meat quickly in small batches over high heat until browned but not cooked through.
  7. Remove and drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Blend the cornstarch with the reserved marinade until smooth.
  9. Return asparagus and meat to wok with marinade mixture.
  10. Stir-fry over high heat until meat is cooked through and sauce has thickened.
  11. Serve at once.


Most Helpful

Wonderful!! My family really enjoyed this! I added green onions with the asparagus. Thanks for the recipe.

Devin71 February 09, 2010

I used a bit more meat than called for in the recipe so I ended up with no marinade left over. At the end of the cooking process I used some sherry and soy sauce and then added the cornstarch. It was pretty salty, next time I would probably just use some beef stock instead.

Love to Eat!! January 06, 2010

Perfect for a quick dinner! Hubby rang and told me he was one hour away from home and really hungry. So I prepared the meat and cut up the asparagus straight away and when he arrived came home it only took about seven minute to cook. I also added red onions as suggested and he said it was fantastic. I think you could add any veggies on hand. Thank you JustJanS

Chef floWer November 25, 2008

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