Bold Basil Beef

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by mary winecoff

This recipe is from Martin Yan's "Quick and Easy" Program.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Marinade

  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Bold Basil Beef

  • 1 lb flank steak, thinly sliced across the grain
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced into rings
  • 1 jalapeno chili, thinly sliced into rings
  • 12 cup lightly packed Thai basil or 12 cup regular basil


  1. Marinade: Combine ingredients in a medium bowl. Add beef and stir to coat. Let stand for 10 minutes,.
  2. Beef: Place a stir-fry pan over high heat until hot. Add oil, swirling to coat sides.
  3. Add shallot and chili; cook. stirring until fragrant, about 20 seconds. Add beef and stir-fry until barely pink in center, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from heat and stir in basil leaves.
  5. Serve immediately.

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