• 1-½ tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 10 ounces top sirloin, thinly sliced across grain
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • ¾ cup sliced red onion
  • 8 ounces slender asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
  • cup water
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons oriental sesame oil


Spread sesame seeds on large plate. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper; coat with sesame seeds. Heat vegetable oil in heavy large skillet over high heat. Add onion; stir-fry 1 minute. Add asparagus; stir-fry until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Add beef, garlic and ginger; stir-fry until brown, about 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Add 1/3 cup water and hoisin sauce. Cook until sauce is bubbling and coats beef and vegetables, stirring often, about 2 minutes. Stir in sesame oil. Season with salt and pepper. Makes 2 servings.

30 Minute, Beef
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