Chili Beef, Basil and Asparagus Stir-Fry – Paleo

This stir-fry uses the strong flavors of chilies and the refreshing flavor of basil to create a nice contrast of tastes. Beef is a good choice of meat for such a strong-flavored stir-fry.

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Chili Beef, Basil and Asparagus Stir-Fry - Paleo
Serves 4
This stir-fry uses the strong flavors of chilies and the refreshing flavor of basil to create a nice contrast of tastes. Beef is a good choice of meat for such a strong-flavored stir-fry.
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299 calories
8 g
98 g
13 g
37 g
5 g
222 g
318 g
4 g
0 g
6 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
222g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 299
Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g
20%
Saturated Fat 5g
23%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 98mg
33%
Sodium 318mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 8g
3%
Dietary Fiber 2g
9%
Sugars 4g
Protein 37g
Vitamin A
23%
Vitamin C
119%
Calcium
7%
Iron
30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
What you need
  1. 2 teaspoons of avocado oil
  2. 3 red chilies, finely chopped
  3. 3 garlic cloves, minced
  4. 2 teaspoons organic fish sauce
  5. 1 pound tender beef, cut in thin slices
  6. 1 cup of chopped asparagus
  7. 4 thinly sliced green onions
  8. 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  9. 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds
  10. Thinly sliced red chili for garnishing
What you do
  1. Mix the chopped chilies, garlic and fish sauce in a bowl and add the beef.
  2. Put in the refrigerator to marinate for about 2 hours.
  3. Heat the oil in the wok, stir-fry the beef as per the general technique and remove from the wok.
  4. Add more oil and stir-fry the asparagus.
  5. Add 1/4 cup water or stock when the asparagus is almost cooked.
  6. Return the beef to the wok, add the basil and cook for another minute.
  7. Add in the green onions.
  8. Garnish the finished dish with slices of chili and sesame seeds
Adapted from Paleo Leap
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calories
299
fat
13g
protein
37g
carbs
8g
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Adapted from Paleo Leap
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