Best cuts for stir-fries
Rump steaks are good value. They’re also lean and full-flavoured making them a good choice for stir-fry strips.
Beef stir-fry with capsicum and snow peas
Beef with black bean
Oyster blade is lean cut with a good beef flavour. Slice it thinly across the grain for stir-fry strips.
Korean style beef
Chilli beef and snake bean stir-fry with cashews
Don’t discount beef mince for a stir-fry, it cooks quickly and teams well with Asians sauces.
Stir-fried beef mince and vegies served in lettuce cups
Lamb stir-fry strips pre-cut from your meat retailer are a quick option for a stir-fry.
Warm lamb noodle salad
Teriyaki lamb stir-fry
- An easy way to ensure you select the right cut for a tender stir-fry is to look for Meat Standards Australia (MSA) graded beef.
- Buy beef or lamb stir-fry strips from your butcher or supermarket, or cut them yourself from the cuts listed. Ensure you slice across the grain of the meat in strips of even thickness.
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