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Thai Basil Beef Stir Fry
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Thai Basil Beef Stir Fry

This easy 30-minutes Thai Basil Beef Stir Fry is so full of flavor, and hits the spot every time! Made with skirt steak, colorful peppers and Thai basil, this dish comes together quickly, and it's perfect for a weeknight dinner!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time22 minutes
Total Time32 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Keyword: Beef and Basil, Beef Stir Fry, Stir Fry, Thai Basil Beef
Servings: 6 people
Author: Silvia Dunnirvine


  • 1 - 1/2 lb skirt steak thinly sliced
  • 1 onion sliced lengthwise
  • 4 cloves garlic minced or sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced lengthwise
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced lengthwise
  • 2 oz fresh Thai basil or sweet basil
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Slice skirt steak as thinly as possible then season well with sea salt and pepper
    Thai Basil Beef Stir Fry
  • Heat oil in a wok pan or large cast iron skillet. When the pan is hot add in beef in a single layer. Cook for about 4-6 minutes on each side or until the beef is nice and browned. *do not stir the beef* Transfer beef to a plate.
    Thai Basil Beef Stir Fry
  • Add the onion, garlic and bell peppers and sauté until softened.
    Thai Basil Beef Stir Fry
  • and soy sauce. Stir well to combine.
    Thai Basil Beef Stir Fry
  • Push veggies to the sides of the pan and add beef back in.
    Thai Basil Beef Stir Fry
  • Top with Thai basil and toss toss toss to combine until basil has wilted (about 2-3 minutes)
    Thai Basil Beef Stir Fry


Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 438mg | Potassium: 593mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1205IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 3mg