Beef and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry Beef and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry

Beef and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry Image by: Beef and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry Author: Canadian Living

Never thought of including sweet potatoes in a stir-fry? This quick and easy recipe may change your mind.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2005



In wok or large skillet, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil over high heat. Stir-fry beef, in 2 batches, until browned but still pink inside, about 2 minutes. Transfer to plate.

Drain fat from pan; add remaining oil. Stir-fry onion and garlic over medium heat until onion is softened, about 2 minutes.

Stir sweet potato, yellow pepper and 1/2 cup (125 mL) water into pan; cover and steam until sweet potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, in glass measure, whisk together beef stock, oyster sauce, cornstarch, vinegar and sesame oil. Return beef and any juices to pan.

Add oyster sauce mixture and bring to boil; boil, stirring, until thickened and glossy, about 1 minute. Sprinkle with green onions.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 658 mg
  • Protein 29 g
  • Calories 316.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 49 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 26 g


  • Iron 22.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Vitamin A 114.0
  • Vitamin C 98.0
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