Curried Beef Stir-Fry

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
Curried Beef Stir-Fry is a flavorful, eye-catching entree. "I created this recipe and prepare it often when time is short," informs Karen Munn of St. Francois Xavier, Manitoba.


  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced gingerroot or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/8 inch strips
  • 1 large onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 large celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • Hot cooked rice or noodles


  1. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, garlic, ginger and 2 tablespoons oil. Add beef; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 15-20 minutes.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, heat remaining oil. Stir-fry beef over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes. Remove beef and set aside. In the same skillet, stir-fry the onion for 1 minute; add peppers and celery. Stir fry for 2 minutes; return beef to the skillet. Combine water, cornstarch and curry powder until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Serve over rice or noodles.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 323 calories, 20g fat (4g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 757mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein.