#1 Vietnamese Sesame Beef Recipe – The Belly Fat Burning Foods Guide

Our Vietnamese Sesame Beef Recipe is a healthy adaptation of the classic. It is easy to prepare and totally delicious. What may come as surprise is that this dish is an excellent choice for those following a high protein weight loss diet. Huge flavor and low calories.

This is one of the most popular recipes in the Belly Fat Burning Foods Guide.  For very good reason! A fabulous Vietnamese Recipe now made healthy.

Delicious steak, rich in protein, smothered with home prepared “taste of the orient” flavors. You’ll love this easy, nutritious and healthy dish.

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The Belly Fat Burning Foods – Vietnamese Sesame Beef Recipe.

vietnamese sesame beef

Vietnamese Sesame Beef

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A superb recipe that is as simple to make as it is quick! In 30 minutes you will be serving some of the most awesome tasting beef and made it healthy. We have removed most of the oils and sugars normally associated with this dish. Don't t let that make you think we have removed flavor! Oh No! It’s incredible how these few basic ingredients added in the right order and hot flash fried can make your Vietnamese Sesame Beef so awesome.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Mains
Cuisine Vietnamese
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 337 kcal


    450 g flank steak fat removed
  • shallot1 shallot
  • red bell pepper1 red pepper
  • white onion1 brown onion sliced
  • sesame seeds¼ cup sesame seeds

For The Marinade

  • ginger root2 tsp ginger root fresh, finely grated
  • garlic2 cloves garlic minced
  • olive oil1 tbsp olive oil
  • light brown sugar1 tbsp brown sugar
    2 tbsp fish sauce
  • black pepper¼ tsp black pepper ground


  • Combine 2 tsp ginger root, 2 cloves garlic, 2 tbsp fish sauce, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp brown sugar and 1/4 tsp black pepper in a bowl and stir well.
    2 tsp ginger root, 2 cloves garlic, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp brown sugar, 2 tbsp fish sauce, 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Slice 450 g flank steak into half inch pieces. Add the beef to the ginger mixture made earlier. Stir so that the meat is coated evenly.
    450 g flank steak
  • Allow the beef to marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes or preferably 1 to 2 hours.
  • Slice 1 shallot in thin slices. Prepare 1 red pepper as julienne strips after halving and removing the seeds and white core. Slice the 1 brown onion into half rounds.
    1 shallot, 1 red pepper, 1 brown onion
  • Remove the beef slices from the ginger marinade and place into another clean bowl. Add 1/4 cup sesame seeds to the beef and stir to coat the beef evenly.
    1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • Heat a large, heavy frying pan or wok over a medium-high heat. Once the pan is hot add the onion, shallot and red pepper. Fry until aromatic and translucent.
  • Turn up the heat and stir fry the beef in small batches. If you overcrowd the pan the meat will stew not brown. Turn the beef constantly until browned and caramelized on both sides. Don't over cook the the meat or it will be tough, as soon as its almost cooked through remove.
  • Once cooked turn off the heat and plate immediately. Serve with a salad


  1. Optional – slice a hot green chili and soak in 2 tablespoons of vinegar and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce. This can be used as a spicy condiment.


Calories: 337kcalCarbohydrates: 10.7gProtein: 34.2gFat: 17.4gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 762mgPotassium: 562mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4.2gCalcium: 124mgIron: 4mg
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