Spiced beef Stir Fry Wraps

Preparation time: less than 20 minutes

Cooking time: less than 10 mins

Serves 2

Adapted from Chinese Food Made Easy By Ching-He Huang on BBC Food.

These spicy beef wraps with wasabi mayonnaise make a tasty snack or packed lunch.


For the stir fry

400g/14oz beef or buffalo minute steak 

2 tbsp groundnut oil

1 tsp Shaoxing rice wine (available from some supermarkets and Asian

grocers) or substitute with dry sherry

1 tbsp light soy sauce

pinch sea salt

1 large handful fresh coriander, roughly chopped

1 spring onion, finely sliced

For the wasabi mayonnaise

1 tsp wasabi paste (available from some supermarkets and Asian


3 tbsp mayonnaise

pinch caster sugar

For the spicy coating

1-2 tbsp ground cumin (to taste)

1-2 tbsp dried chilli flakes (to taste)

1 tsp ground black pepper

ó tsp sea salt

To serve

warm flour tortilla wraps



1. Cut the minute steak into slices.

2. For the wasabi mayonnaise, mix all of the wasabi mayonnaise

ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside.

3. For the spicy coating, mix all of the coating ingredients together on a

plate. Roll the beef slices in the spice mix, then shake off any


4. Heat a wok until smoking and add the groundnut oil, then add the

beef and stir-fry for one minute, or until browned. Add the rice wine

and season with the soy sauce and a pinch of salt. Remove from the

heat and stir in the coriander and spring onion.

5. To serve, wrap the spicy beef in the tortillas and top with the wasabi

mayonnaise. Serve immediately.