Beef goes especially well with lemon grass in this Vietnamese-inspired recipe. The delicate citrus flavour is a complement to the hearty beef. The garnish of roasted peanuts adds texture and crunch to this unusually aromatic dish, which you can serve with rice and another vegetable dish to create a complete meal.
Put the beef in the freezer for 20 minutes. This will allow the meat to harden slightly for easier cutting. Then cut it into thin slices
Heat a wok or large frying-pan over a high heat until it is very hot. Add the oil and, when it is very hot and slightly smoking, add the beef, marinade and lemon grass and stir-fry for about 2 minutes. Remove the meat and drain it in a colander.
Pour off all but
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