Vietnamese Beef Stir-Fry With Lychees

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by noway

Posted for ZWT6. The recipe recommends fresh lychees but I imagine you could use canned if you can't find them. Prep time does not include 30 minute marinating time.

Top Review by liuzhou

Fascinating recipe.<br/><br/>In step three we have to "cook" the beef.<br/><br/>In step six we have to stir fry the beef. Thoroughly.<br/><br/>And in step 8 we have to fry it again! Thoroughly - for the second time. Medium rare? Or leather?<br/><br/>But the bit I love most is step 5. Frying water and draining it through a colander.<br/><br/>Apart from being ridiculous, this recipe is about as Vietnamese as McDonalds.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Skin and remove cores from lychees.
  2. Slice beef thinly. Prepare marinade and marinate beef for half an hour.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in wok or skillet and cook beef, remove from skillet.
  4. In same skillet, heat up 1 tbsp of oil. Stir-fry green pepper and red chili.
  5. Pour in 1 tbsp of water. Fry until cooked. Drain through a colander.
  6. In same skillet, heat up 2 tbsp of oil. Stir-fry beef thoroughly with garlic.
  7. Sizzle 1 tsp of wine.
  8. Mix well and add in pickled ginger shoots, green onions, pepper, chili and lychees. Stir-fry thoroughly.
  9. Pour in thickening.
  10. Serve over rice.

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