Stir Fried Slice Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion

Stir-Fried Sliced Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion, also known as “Jing Jiang Niu Rou,” is a revered zi char favorite cherished for its simplicity and dynamic flavors. This dish showcases tender slices of beef stir-fried with fragrant ginger and fresh spring onions, resulting in a delicate balance of savory and aromatic notes. The marriage of the robust beef with the pungent warmth of ginger and the crisp vibrancy of spring onion creates an inviting harmony that resonates with diners seeking a classic yet flavorsome experience. Loved for its timeless taste and the comforting familiarity of its ingredients, Stir-Fried Sliced Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion remains a sought-after zi char delight, offering a gratifying culinary journey that captures the essence of tradition and taste. 

Why People Love Stir Fried Slice Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion

People enjoy the combination of tender beef slices, aromatic ginger, and fresh spring onions, which creates a delightful flavour profile. The ginger adds a subtle spicy kick and a distinctive fragrance, while the spring onions contribute a refreshing and slightly sweet taste. This harmonious blend of ingredients provides a balanced and satisfying culinary experience.

Additionally, the dish’s appeal lies in its simplicity and versatility. Stir frying is a quick cooking method that preserves the natural flavours and textures of the beef, resulting in a tender and succulent dish. With its customisable flavours and visually appealing presentation, it’s no wonder this dish is enjoyed by many. 

What You Need For Your Stir Fried Slice Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion:

Making Stir Fried Slice Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion yourself

If you’re making this dish yourself, here’s a recipe that you can try out. 


  • 500g (1.1 lb) beef sirloin, thinly sliced 
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, julienned 
  • 4 spring onions, cut into 5cm (2-inch) sections 
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce 
  • 1 teaspoon sugar 
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch 
  • 1/4 cup water

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

Servings: 4 

How To Cook Stir Fried Slice Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion

Step 1

In a small bowl, combine the oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar, cornstarch, and water. Stir well to create a smooth sauce mixture.

Step 2

Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large frying pan over high heat. Add the ginger and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

Step 3

Add the beef slices to the pan and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until they are lightly browned and cooked to your desired level of doneness.

Step 4

Pour the prepared sauce mixture into the pan and stir-fry for an additional 1-2 minutes, ensuring that the beef is evenly coated with the sauce.

Step 5

Add the spring onion sections to the pan and stir-fry for another minute, allowing them to wilt slightly while retaining their vibrant colour.

Step 6

Once the beef is cooked, and the sauce has thickened, remove the pan from the heat.

Step 7

Transfer the Stir Fried Slice Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion to a serving dish and garnish with additional spring onion slices, if desired. 

Serving Stir Fried Slice Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion with Other Dishes 

Stir Fried Slice Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion pairs perfectly with steamed rice, noodles, stir-fried vegetables, or even dumplings, offering a variety of delicious options to create a satisfying and flavourful meal.

Nutritional/Health Benefits

  1. Lean Protein Source: Sliced beef serves as a lean source of protein, essential for muscle growth, repair, and overall body function. 
  2. Ginger’s Digestive Benefits: Ginger contains compounds that may aid digestion, alleviate nausea, and provide anti-inflammatory effects. 
  3. Vitamin C from Spring Onions: Spring onions are a source of vitamin C, an antioxidant that supports immune health and skin integrity. 
  4. Essential Nutrients: Beef offers a range of essential nutrients such as B vitamins (B6, B12) for energy metabolism, zinc for immune function, and iron for oxygen transport. 
  5. Minimal Added Fats: This stir-fry typically uses minimal added fats, contributing to a balanced meal with moderate caloric content. 
  6. Fiber from Vegetables: Spring onions contribute dietary fiber, which supports digestion and can help maintain stable blood sugar levels. 
  7. Flavorful Spices: Ginger and spring onions enhance the dish’s flavor profile without the need for excessive salt, potentially promoting mindful eating. 
  8. Quick Cooking Method: Stir-frying retains the nutrients of the ingredients due to the quick cooking process and minimal exposure to high heat. 
  9. Balanced Meal Component: When accompanied by a variety of colorful vegetables and perhaps some whole grains, this dish can contribute to a well-rounded meal with diverse nutrients. 

Visit Lao Li Da Pai Dang for an authentic zi char experience

The above recipe is just one of the many ways to making this dish. 

If you’re looking to enjoy delicious Stir Fried Slice Beef with Ginger and Spring Onion without all the hassle and preparation time, while discovering a unique version that our customers can’t get enough of, then come on down to our restaurant for an enjoyous dine-in or takeaway, and experience it for yourself, only at Lao Li Da Pai Dang!

Whether you’re in the mood for this, or wish to explore other dishes, our extensive zi char menu promises to delight at every turn. At Lao Li Da Pai Dang, the warm and inviting ambience, coupled with attentive service, creates a family-friendly and inclusive atmosphere that only adds to the enjoyment whenever you visit and dine with us. 

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