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5 from 7 votes

Honey Balsamic Beef Stir Fry

Juicy strips of top-sirloin are stir fried with crisp-tender peppers, onions, baby bok choy and fresh sliced mushrooms, all in a savory sauce that will wake up your tastebuds!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: asian stir fry, beef stir fry, chinese beef stir fry, healthy family dinners, how to make a stir fry, steak stir fry recipe, stir fry sauce
Servings: 4
Calories: 314kcal


  • Stove


  • 12 ounces top sirloin steak
  • ¾ cup low sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 small red bell peppers or 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound baby bok choy, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • Sliced Green onions, for garnish


  • Thinly slice the meat across the grain and set it aside.
  • In a mixing bowl whisk together beef broth, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, honey, and cornstarch. Set aside.
  • Heat 1.5 tablespoons vegetable oil in a wok or a large skillet set over medium-high heat.
  • Add ginger and cook for 15 seconds.
  • Add peppers and onions and continue to cook for 4 minutes.
  • Stir in garlic and bok choy; add mushrooms and cook for 3 more minutes, or until veggies are crisp tender.
  • Remove vegetables from the skillet and set aside.
  • Return skillet to heat and add remaining oil.
  • To the heated oil add the sliced beef; cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until meat is browned.
  • Push beef to one side of the skillet.
  • Whisk previously prepared sauce just enough to mix it. Pour the sauce in the center of the skillet; cook for a minute, or until thickened and bubbly.
  • Return vegetables to the skillet and stir all ingredients together; coat with the sauce and continue to cook for 1 more minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Garnish with green onions.
  • Serve over rice or noodles.


Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 478mg | Potassium: 681mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 6910IU | Vitamin C: 130mg | Calcium: 163mg | Iron: 3mg