Spicy Keto Beef Stir-Fry with Zesty Kimchi Twist


Embark on a culinary adventure with our Spicy Keto Beef Stir-Fry with Zesty Kimchi Twist! This dish blends the savory succulence of beef with the tangy, spicy kick of kimchi, all while keeping it low-carb and keto-friendly. It's a fusion of flavors that promises a deliciously bold and satisfying meal.

Spicy Keto Beef Stir-Fry with Zesty Kimchi Twist

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 portion (approximately 1 cup)

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Protein: 22g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 2g


  • Beef sirloin, thinly sliced: 500 grams (17.6 ounces)
  • Kimchi, chopped: 1 cup (150 grams)
  • Garlic, minced: 2 cloves (6 grams)
  • Ginger, grated: 1 teaspoon (2 grams)
  • Soy sauce (or coconut aminos for gluten-free): 3 tablespoons (45 ml)
  • Sesame oil: 1 tablespoon (15 ml)
  • Green onions, sliced: 3 (30 grams)
  • Sesame seeds: 1 tablespoon (9 grams)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for stir-frying

Method of Preparation

  1. Marinate Beef: In a bowl, mix the beef slices with soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger. Marinate for at least 15 minutes.
  2. Stir-Fry Beef: Heat olive oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add the beef and stir-fry until browned, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add Kimchi: Stir in the kimchi and continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Season: Adjust with salt and pepper as needed.
  5. Garnish: Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds before serving.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Thinly Slice Beef: For tender and quick cooking, slice the beef thinly against the grain.
  • High Heat: Cook on high heat for a quick sear and to retain the juices of the beef.
  • Fresh Kimchi: Use well-fermented kimchi for a deeper flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can I use chicken instead of beef?

A: Yes, chicken can be a great substitute, just adjust the cooking time accordingly.

Q: Is this dish spicy?

A: The spiciness depends on the kimchi used. You can adjust the level of heat by choosing milder or spicier kimchi.

Q: How can I store leftovers?

A: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in a skillet for best results.

Savor the unique blend of flavors in our Spicy Keto Beef Stir-Fry with Zesty Kimchi Twist. It's a dish that brings excitement to your keto diet, infusing every mealtime with a burst of flavor. Whether it's a quick weeknight dinner or a special weekend treat, this stir-fry is sure to impress. Enjoy the spicy, tangy, and utterly delicious journey!