Beef Stir-fry with Courgetti


Stir-fries are such a quick and easy dish to make and are very versatile.


  • 2 steaks cut into 2.5cm strips

  • 2 courgettes, ends cut off

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed

  • 3cm of fresh ginger, grated

  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped (optional)

  • 100g sugar snap peas, cut in half

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds

  • 1 tbsp tamari soy sauce

  • Salt and pepper


  • Season the steak with salt and pepper and a splash of tamari soy sauce

  • To make the courgetti, use a peeler, spiraliser or food processor to make fine strips of courgette. You can also just cut them into fine strips

  • Heat the oil in a large wok or pan and add the onion. Cook for three minutes taking care not to brown

  • Add the garlic, ginger and chill (if using) and cook for no more than a minute

  • Pop in the steak and stir fry with the vegetables until the steak is cooked through

  • Finally throw in the sugar snap peas, courgettes and tamari soy sauce and stir fry for a further three minutes, until cooked through

  • Remove from the heat and squeeze over the lime juice and sprinkle with sesame



  • Change the steak for chicken, pork, prawns, tofu or just vegetables

  • Use different vegetables: peppers, tender stem broccoli, carrots, baby corn…

  • Use noodles or rice instead of courgetti



20 mins

This meal requires 10 minutes prep time, and 10 minutes of cooking.


This recipe will give you enough for two portions, but you can double-up to make four.

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