Soy-Ginger Beef with Mushrooms Recipe

Soy-Ginger Beef with Mushrooms

Serves 4

This makes for an easy weeknight dinner full of umami flavor.


  • 1 pound top sirloin or flank steak
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated, peeled fresh ginger root
  • 3 tablespoons peanut or other high-heat oil, divided use
  • 1/2 pound cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • Thinly sliced green onions
  • Cooked rice


  1. Slice beef across the grain into 1/4-inch strips. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch with soy sauce, ginger, and 1 tablespoon oil. Add beef strips and toss to coat. Marinate 20 minutes.
  2. Make stir-fry sauce: In a small bowl, stir 3 tablespoons cold water into 2 tablespoons cornstarch. Add oyster sauce, sherry, and sesame oil. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
  3. Heat a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil. Stir-fry beef 1 minute. Remove to a plate and set aside.
  4. Return wok to stove over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil. Add mushrooms and garlic. Stir-fry 2 minutes. Return beef to wok and add stir-fry sauce. Stir until sauce comes to a simmer and thickens, 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  5. Season with pepper. Garnish with green onions and serve with cooked rice, if desired.


Amount Per Serving (Based on 4 Servings)
Calories: 300
Fat: 17 g
Saturated Fat: 3.5 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 60 mg
Sodium: 650 mg
Carbohydrates: 12 g
Fiber: 0 g
Sugar: 1 g
Added Sugar: 0 g
Protein: 27 g
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