Sesame Beef Stir Fry with Zucchini Noodles



  • For the beef marinade:
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • For the stir fry sauce:
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp cornstarch (optional)
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • For the rest:
  • 2.5-3 medium zucchinis, Blade C
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 3″ strips
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 2 tsp serrano chile, seeded and minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced in 1″ thick strips
  • 8 thin-cut pieces of beef bottom round steak
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • salt and pepper to taste



  1. Place the beef strips and ingredients for the marinade into a bowl and place in the refrigerator.
  2. Combine all the ingredients for the stir fry sauce and set aside.
  3. Spray a medium skillet with cooking spray and place in your onions and peppers. Cook on medium heat, stirring frequently, until vegetables begin to soften.
  4. While the veggies are cooking, place a large skillet over medium heat and pour in beef, with marinade. Cook for about 3 minutes, stirring frequently. When done, set aside without juices.
  5. Add the canola oil, diced serrano chiles, garlic and ginger to the skillet with the vegetables. Cook for about 1 minute and then add in sauce mixture, spinach and cook for about 1 minute.
  6. Pour in zucchini pasta and cook for about 2-3 minutes or until zucchini pasta is heated through and softens.
  7. Plate the zucchini pasta and top with beef, scallions and sesame seeds.

Recipe credits to Inspiralized

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