Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry

Delicious, simple, and with only 6 ingredients, this Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry can be cooked and ready to serve in less than 15 minutes! Ginger and garlic chili paste combine to create an amazing flavor that is yummy AND guilt-free! Great for those following a keto diet or just simply someone that enjoys a great go-to week night meal!

The Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry in a black skillet right before being served.

As I was walking the produce section at the grocery store the other day, I saw this bag of coleslaw. There were a ton left and I thought “Surely there is something that can be made with this cabbage that isn’t coleslaw!” And here we are…. I bought three bags that day; I added one to a salad and it was delicious, and it took two tries to get this recipe where I wanted it. Moral of the story: see beyond a label and get creative with the food thats out there! This dish is delicious and so simple and made possible by a large bag of coleslaw -ha!

What meats are keto-friendly?

There are a ton of keto-friendly meat options! Bacon, beef, lamb, pork, and bison. Great fish options are salmon, cod, and tuna. If you are following a strict keto diet, be sure you don’t eat too much meat. Too high of a protein intake can actually throw you out of ketosis and you don’t want that!

Is the garlic chili sauce spicy?

Yes! I compare this sauce with Sriracha: a little goes a long way. If you really like spicy things, you can’t add too much of the garlic chili sauce. It has a great combination of spice and garlic. It enhances so many Asian dishes. Sriracha is more of a hot sauce, where the spicy aspect of the garlic chili sauce is just one of the flavors of this condiment.

The ingredients for the Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry.

Ingredients for our Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry:

  • Ground Beef
  • Ground Ginger
  • Soy Sauce
  • Cole Slaw Mix
  • Green Onions
  • Garlic Chili Paste
  • Garnish: Sesame Seeds

How to make our Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry:

First, heat a skillet over medium heat and brown ground beef.

Ground beef cooking in a skillet while all the other ingredients are laying beside it. A clear bowl has all the ingredients for the sauce in it.

While beef is browning, combine the ginger, soy sauce, and garlic chili sauce in a small bowl and mix completely. When beef is done cooking, about 8 minutes, drain any fat and return to the heat.

Slowly add in the entire bag of cabbage and stir.

The bag of coleslaw being poured on top of the cooked ground beef.

Last, pour the sauce on the mixture and completely combine while cooking on medium heat for an additional 4 minutes. Stir in the green onions and remove from heat.

Coleslaw and ground beef mixture with the sauce poured on top of it.

Garnish with sesame seeds and serve!

The final of my Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry in a black skillet ready to eat.

This is a great meal to add to the weekly line up this year. It has veggies and protein, easy to make, one dish for clean up, and full of delicious flavors! There aren’t any carbohydrates either so that makes it super guilt-free in my book! Love Asian inspired food? Give my Asian Spinach Salad a try too!

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Yield: 4 Servings

Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry

Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry

Delicious and easy, this healthy Easy Keto Beef Stir Fry is made in one dish and ready in under 20 minutes!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 (9oz) package coleslaw -(about 5 cups)
  • 1/4 cup green onions, choppped
  • 1 tablespoon dry ginger
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Chili Garlic Paste
  • Garnish: Sesame Seeds

Instructions

  1. Heat a skillet to medium heat and brown ground beef.
  2. While beef is browning, combine the ginger, soy sauce, and garlic chili paste.
  3. When beef is done cooking, about 8 minutes, drain any fat and return to heat.
  4. Add in the cabbage and stir.
  5. Slowly pour the sauce on the mixture and completely combine while cooking on medium heat for an additional 4 minutes.
  6. Stir in the green onions and remove from heat.
  7. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve!

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