Stout, Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry


Love corned beef and cabbage, but not the lengthy prep time it requires? Try this Stout, Beef, and Cabbage Stir-Fry instead. From start to finish, the entire beer-infused beef stir-fry recipe takes just 18 minutes!

Stout Beef Cabbage Stir-Fry
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
18 mins


  • 12 ounce extra-stout beer

  • 2 - 3 tablespoon honey

  • 2 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 tablespoon brown mustard

  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper

  • 8 1 inch wedges cabbage

  • 1 cup peeled baby carrots, cut in 1/2-inch chunks

  • 2 tablespoon water

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 3/4-inch-thick slices

  • 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoon water

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • Fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley leaves (optional)


  1. In a medium bowl whisk together beer, honey, tomato paste, mustard, caraway seed, salt, and pepper; set aside.

  2. Place cabbage and carrots in a 2-quart baking dish; add 2 Tbsp. water. Microwave, covered, on 100% power (high) for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once. Set aside; keep warm.

  3. Meanwhile, in a very large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add beef. Cook, stirring frequently, 3 to 4 minutes or until just slightly pink in the center. Remove beef from skillet; keep warm.

  4. Add onions to skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender. Pour beer mixture mixture into skillet. In a small bowl stir together the 2 Tbsp. water and flour; stir into onion and beer mixture. Return beef to skillet; cook and stir 3 minutes or until bubbling.

  5. Serve beef mixture with cabbage wedges and carrots. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.

Serving Suggestions

Serve over mashed potatoes or brown rice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

365 Calories
12g Fat
30g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 365
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 532mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 60.5mg 303%
Calcium 118mg 9%
Iron 3.3mg 18%
Potassium 885mg 19%
Folate, total 94.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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