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Beef with Onions Stir Fry

Beef with Onions Stir Fry with tender, juicy beef stir-fried with onions plus sweet and savory sauce. A delicious and easy recipe that takes only 20 mins.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Marinate10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese, Filipino
Keyword: beef, onions, stir-fry
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Mia


  • ½ kilo beef tenderloin thinly sliced

Marinate sauce

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp cornstarch

For cooking

  • 2 large onion sliced
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 cup water


  • In a bowl, add all marinating ingredients and mix well until cornstarch is completely dissolved.
  • Add beef slices and mix in with marinate sauce until all slices are coated. Set aside for 10 minutes to marinate.
  • Heat wok or skillet on high heat. Add the oil after the wok or skillet is fully heated. Make sure that the oil completely coats the bottom surface of the wok or skillet.
  • Add onions and saute for a few seconds. Turn down heat then add beef with marinate. Stir-fry until beef until slightly brown in color.
  • Add water and give it a quick stir then cover and let simmer for 10 minutes or when the beef slices are completely cooked. If the beef slices are still hard. Add some water and let simmer for 5 minutes more.
  • Do a few quick stirs, add salt and more sugar to taste, dish out and serve hot with steamed rice. Bon Appetit!