• 350g thin sirloin steak thinly diced
  • 3 table spoons soy sauce plus extra to serve
  • 1 table spoon sunflower oil
  • 2 table spoons brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 6 cupped-shaped lettuce leaves
  • 100g bean sprouts
  • Thinly sliced red chili peppers to garnish

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Amateur cook

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This recipe is a great combination of lettuce, good beef, and enough spices to keep it interesting.

Total votes: 211


  • Place the sliced steak in a bowl. Add the soy sauce , oil, sugar, sugar, garlic and ginger & mix well. Cover & leave to marinate at room temperature for 1 hr
  • Heat the cast- iron griddle pan until very hot & then add the steak slices. Cook over a high heat for 5-6 minutes, turning frequently, until browned & caramelised
  • Place the lettuce leaves on a platter. Divide the bean sprouts between the leaves (reserving a few for garnishing)
  • Pile the sizzling steak on top
  • Garnish with the rest of the bean sprouts & sliced chili peppers. Serve immediately with extra soy sauce, if desired

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