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Sweet and Spicy Beef

Asian-Inspired beef for a quick brekkie? YAS please! Try this Sweet + Spicy Beef dish for a low-carb spicy start to the day! Totally works for dinner too, obvs.





  • spray coconut or olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger
  • 300g beef mince
  • 80mls fish sauce
  • 1 tsp local honey or 1/2 tsp liquid stevia
  • 1 Lime – juice only
  • 2 eggs
  • Red Chilli
  • Fresh coriander or Thai Basil


  1. In a pan over a medium heat, add a dash of oil to the pan. Add the garlic and ginger and fry for one minute until aromatic.
  2. Add the beef and fry for 3-4 minutes, then add the fish sauce and stevia or honey and cook golden brown.
  3. In a separate pan, fry two eggs.
  4. Serve the mean between two plates and top with an egg, then garnish with freshly slices chilli and herbs. Squeeze over lime and enjoy!

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Sweet and Spicy Beef

Sally O'Neil - Editor in Chief

Sal is on a mission to prove that healthy and nutritious doesn’t have to be boring – and that even while staying in shape you can have your cake and eat it too. After losing 14kg from adopting a healthier lifestyle, she shares her journey with others on The Fit Foodie Blog. She also works as a commercial food photographer and stylist, is studying a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, and is the author of two cookbooks: Love Move Eat (Bauer Media, 2017) and Meal Prep Plan (Murdoch, 2019).

  1. Hi Sally! In enjoyed looking around your website/blog. Your recipe for Sweet & Spicy Beef caught my eye. It was a fun dish to make and our guests for brunch enjoyed it a lot, as did we. Thanks for sharing.

  2. My mouth is literally watering. Looking at your blog posts makes me hungry. I will surely tell my wife to cook me like this. Well done, Sally!

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