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Balsamic Beef with Thai Nutty Stir-Fry: Recipe

I have used 3 simple vegetables for a nutty stir-fry such as White Crab Mushroom, Pak Choy, and Baby Corn. A Power-packed meal

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Balsamic Beef with Thai Nutty Stir-Fry

In this recipe, I have marinated some Beef cubes in balsamic vinegar which turned out to be a tasty decision.

Prep time10min
Cook time10min
Total time20min


  • 250gms Beef Cubes
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Tomato Paste (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 2 Tbsp. Dark Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Red Chili Flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Corn Flour (mixed with 3 Tbsp water to thicken the sauce, optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. Lemon/ Lime Juice
  • Handful Pak Choy, Baby Corn, and White Crab Mushrooms (or any veggies you have at home or would like to replace)
  • 2 Tbsp. Peanuts (salted or unsalted)
  • Seasoning (salt and black pepper powder)
  • Garnish (white sesame seeds)


  1. Balsamic Chicken: Marinate the chicken for about 10 minutes or longer if you like with 1 Tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste, 2 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar, 2 Tbsp Dark Soy Sauce, 1 Tbsp Red Chili Flakes, 1 Tbsp Black Pepper powder.
  2. Heat a few drops of oil in a saucepan, saute 1 chopped onion with 1/2 Tbsp tomato paste. Add the marinated chicken with the leftover marinated sauce.
  3. Add water and salt to taste if needed and cook until the chicken is tender. At the end add the corn flour mixture for the sauce consistency, give it a good stir incorporating the sauce and chicken well. Garnish with white sesame seeds before serving.
  4. Nutty Stir-fry: In a saucepan heat a few drops of oil, add chopped garlic clove, add baby corns and white crab mushrooms. Sauté until soft for about 3 minutes.
  5. Add pak choy, 1 Tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 Tbsp red chili flakes, and 2 Tbsp peanuts. Give it a good stir and cook for about 30 seconds.

Recipe Notes

Dress the plate with this tangy and delicious balsamic beef and add the nutty stir-fry on the side. A perfect dish for weight watchers.

Recipe by

Aliya Zanfer

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