Asian Sesame Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry

Roll up your sleeves and pull at that wok. This delicious Asian dish pays tribute to our favourite spring veg – asparagus! Don’t forget to check out the other recipes in our ‘Ode to Asparagus’ spring series.


  • 250g fresh asparagus spears, sliced into 3cm pieces
  • 200g fillet rump steak, sliced into 0.5 cm slices and patted dry with a paper towel
  • 100g baby spinach
  • 30g fresh basil
  • 30ml sesame oil
  • 20ml olive oil
  • ¼ cup spring onions, chopped
  • 1 tbs black sesame seeds for garnish

Stir Fry Sauce

  • 2tbs oyster sauce
  • 1tsp fish sauce
  • 2tbs light soya sauce
  • 1tbs sesame oil
  • 1tbs freshly crushed ginger

Directionsasparagus and brocolli stir fry

  1. Mix all the sauce ingredients together and set aside.
  2. Heat a wok over a high heat until the wok starts smoking.
  3. Add the olive oil and sesame oil, then immediately add the asparagus and steak.
  4. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes, constantly moving the ingredients around the pan.
  5. Add the spinach, basil, and stir fry sauce, cook for a further minute.
  6. Remove from the heat and serve with jasmine rice or noodles.
  7. Garnish with the sesame seeds and spring onions.

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