Beef steak vs 1 Asian Style

Let's call it asian style beef. 
I'm not a fan of meat, especially red. But sometimes I get a good feeling, yeah. And I come up with failure or a hit! Besides, I'm tried to cook without herbs, S&P and I hated that, so I'm trying to move around that. But the flavour is more real, not bland at all. Funny how it all comes out.
This came out great, I was actually suprised.
So let's get it started:

Type of dish: main
Cost: medium, expensive
Difficulty: easy
Serves: 2
Time: 65 min
Preparation time: 10 min
Marinating time: 45 min
Cooking time: 10 min

You'll need:
a cutting board, sharp knife, a small ziploc bag, frying pan, microplane ( that's a mini grater), spatula and dish to serve, paper towels

  • 400gram beef sirloin with no tendons or fat. If it has that, cut it out.( if not sirloin, get other good quality beef bits)
  •  1 tbsp soy sauce ( light is prefered, but not a must)
  • grated peel from 1 orange
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger or freshly minced thimb sized ginger piece
  • 1/2 tsp ground lemongrass
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped spring onions
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or sesame oil
  • 1 tsp seasame seeds
  • to serve: white jasmin rice, one portion ( small bowl size)
  • optional: 3 tbsp plum sauce to the mixture.( didn't have it)
Knock yourself out:
Wash the meat in cold water, pat dry with a paper towel. Cut away the tendoms and most visible fat, then cut in small slices, diagonally. You should come up with small pices the size of your thumb and as long as your thumb. Now place the meat in the ziploc bag, pour in it the soy sauce, orange peel, ginger and lemongrass, and a tiny bit of olive oil. Just a dash.  Close the bag and mash it all around, so the sauce covers all of the meat. I made this ahead and popped this in the freezer until I needed it, but that was stupid 'cause I used it the next day. Hurrah. If you aren't doing this, then let it sit  marinating for at least 45 mins. Then use.
Now, get your rice done, like the package says, cool it.
Heat up your pan on high heat. Add the oil- sesame works best for high temp frying, but we use what we have, right? When hot, throw in all from the ziploc baggie- meat and sauce. Now, stir it every few seconds so it doen't burn, add the sesame seeds and plum sauce if you have it. Fry until the meat turns a nice brown. Prepare a cup of rice on the plate, put half of the meat on the plate around the rice, sprinkle with the spring onions, and pour the sauce from the pan with a spoon, or make fancy dots with it. Still looks damn fancy.

Additonal info: This is a extremely low in calories dish, so it's good  for people dieting. 

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