Recipe: Steak and Asparagus Stir Fry


Steak and Asparagus Stir Fry, Courtesy: www.marthastewart.com
Steak and Asparagus Stir Fry, Courtesy: http://www.marthastewart.com
So, I have this beautiful wok.  It has sat in my kitchen cabinet for almost a year now. I have been meaning to make a stir fry, but every time I think about all the chopping and dicing required, I decide to make something else. Finally, I found a recipe that is pretty simple, so I decided to give it a try. This steak and asparagus stir fry is not too labor intensive, but it tastes like it took a lot of work!

 

Ingredients:
2 Tbsp. safflower oil, divided
9 ounces skirt steak, cut with the grain into 4-inch-long pieces, then against the grain into 1/4-inch-thick slices (or New York strip steak, cut against the grain into 1/4-inch-thick slices).
Coarse salt
a 1 1/2-inch piece of peeled fresh ginger, minced (about 3 Tbsp.)
1 1/2 red Thai chiles or 1/2 jalapeño, minced, seeds and ribs included
1 1/2 bunches scallions, thinly sliced on the bias, white and green parts separated
1 1/2 bunches asparagus
Cooked rice, for serving
Lime wedges and dry-roasted peanuts, for serving

 

Directions:

  1. Heat a large wok or skillet over high heat.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon oil, swirl to coat, and add steak.
  3. Season with salt and sear, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a plate.
  5. Add remaining tablespoon oil to wok and swirl to coat.
  6. Add ginger, chiles, and scallion whites and cook, stirring, 30 seconds.
  7. Add asparagus and cook until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes.
  8. Return steak to wok, along with scallion greens.
  9. Toss to combine and heat through.
  10. Remove from heat and season with salt.
  11. Serve over rice with lime wedges for squeezing and peanuts.
Food Mingle Blog Alternatives and Substitutions:
  • I used the New York Strip steak with the 1/2 jalapeño – loved it!
Yield: 4 servings
Source: http://www.marthastewart.com
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One thought on “Recipe: Steak and Asparagus Stir Fry

  1. Nandini May 8, 2015 / 10:08 pm

    Beautiful and I am sure it was equally delicious 🙂

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