Asian Marinated Stir Fried Beef. Picture supplied

Asian marinated Stir-fried beef with lightly crunchy baby vegetables, mushrooms, and peppers

Ingredients

  • 500g rump steak, thin strips
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ cup of low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 red chilli pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tbs sugar
  • 2 tbs freshly squeezed lime juice (1-2 limes)
  • 2 tbs of Flora Regular
  • 2 cloves of garlic, grated
  • 1 bunch of spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 500g fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 250g of snow peas, sliced in half, lengthways
  • 250g baby corn, sliced into 4, lengthways
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced

Method

  1. Season the steak with salt and pepper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, chilli pepper, sugar and lime juice until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add the beef, toss to coat and set aside.
  4. In a large wok over medium-high heat melt the margarine, add the beef and cook, stirring until cooked through (3-5 minutes)
  5. Remove the beef from the wok and set aside.
  6. Allow the liquid in the pan to reduce until thickened (about 4 minutes).
  7. Add the garlic and spring onions and cook for 1 minute more.
  8. Add the mushrooms and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  9. Add the snow peas, baby corn and bell pepper and continue cooking until all the vegetables are crisp but tender (2 minutes).
  10. Return the beef to the wok and toss to combine. Serve with noodles or basmati rice.

Couscous with diced tomato with chopped spring onion and parsley. Picture supplied

Couscous with diced tomato with chopped spring onion and parsley. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups couscous
  • 2 cups of hot water (not boiling)
  • 1 vegetable bouillon
  • 3 tbs Flora Gold
  • 1½ cups cocktail Rosa tomatoes, quartered
  • ½ cup of chopped spring onions
  • ½ cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Place the couscous in a large bowl.
  2. Add the Flora Gold.
  3. Melt the vegetable bouillon in the hot water.
  4. Stir the water into the couscous, cover and leave to stand for 3 minutes.
  5. Fluff up with a fork, and stir in the herbs and tomatoes and adjust the seasoning.
  6. 6. Serve on a large platter or 
in a bowl and sprinkle with additional chopped herbs.