Beef stir fry with mushroom and coriander

Moushira Abdel-Malek , Tuesday 7 Sep 2021

Beef stir fry with mushroom and coriander
Beef stir fry with mushroom and coriander

Serves 4



500 gm beef strips

2 large leek heads (sliced with good green stems)

500 gm fresh button mushrooms (sliced)

1 tbsp minced garlic

1 large bunch fresh coriander (chopped, thick stems removed)

1 tbsp each:  balsamic vinegar + pomegranate molasses

2 tbsp olive oil

Salt + pepper + 7 spices + ground cinnamon 



Heat a large wok on high.  Add olive oil and lower heat to medium.  Stir in beef strips in two or three batches; do not crowd your wok.  Remove each batch on to a plate.  Stir in garlic, leek and mushrooms.  Add seasoning and stir until fragrant.  When wilted; return beef strips to wok.  Give all ingredients a stir together and then add vinegar and molasses.  Stir gently to combine.  Remove away from heat and stir in green coriander.  Cover and allow to rest for a few moments then serve with mashed potato aside.  


*A version of this article appears in print in the 9 September, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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