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Beef Stir Fry with Broccoli and Cashew Nuts

Beef Stir Fry with Broccoli and Cashew Nuts

This is actually a very powerful meal when you've got revision to do. It's full of protein from the meat and the broccoli and nuts contain a chemical called Acetycholine which acts as a powerful neurotransmitter in the brain. It's particularly good for improving erm, memory.


Frying steak
1 head of broccoli
small packet of cashew nuts
soy sauce
block of dried noodles / cup of rice
1/2 onion
1 vegetable stock cube
100ml boiling water
2 big spoons of honey
2 mushrooms*
1/2 red pepper sliced*
1/2 green pepper sliced*

*The starred ingredients can be mixed and matched for whatever you like, these are just a guide.


For: 1
Vegetarian: No (but you could leave out the beef)
Vegan: No (but you could leave out the beef)
Cooking Level: Medium
Time to prepare: 20 mins


Calories 818
LOW Sugars 9.96g
LOW Fat 12.53g
LOW Saturates 3.5g
MED Salt 1.31g
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Fill a large saucepan 3/4 of water and put on hob to boil.


slice the meat

Place the meat on a clean plastic board. It's important to keep raw meat on a separate area that can be easily cleaned and washed down. Slice the frying steak into strips.


fresh veg

Clean the knife then chop up all the vegetables into bits.


add the rice

Once the water in the saucepan is boiling, add the rice or noodles. Give them a stir to stop them sticking to the bottom of the pan.

Heat some oil in a frying pan and once very hot, add the strips of beef.


fry it up

Keep frying and stirring, once the meat has turned a light brown colour, add the vegetables a bit at a time.

Keep frying and stirring.


keep frying

Add a good generous splash of soy sauce and give everything another good stir.

Dissolve the vegetable stock cube in boiling water, and give it a good stir.


Spoon the honey into the stock cube mix and mix it together, then pour it into the frying pan, stirring everything together. Simmer for 5 minutes.


Add the cashew nuts and once again stir.


Check on the noodles or rice. Try a bit with your fork, if they taste cooked, they're er, cooked, so drain them in a colander and serve them onto a plate


serve it up

Once the meat is cooked, (so check if it's brown all the way through, nothing pink in the middle), serve up and enjoy.

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