Air Fryer Ginger Sesame Beef with Green Beans
Ingredients icon 12 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 Servings
Time icon Approximately 50 Minutes
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Ingredients

Preparation

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk to combine rice vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, ginger, garlic powder, and vegetable oil. 

  2. Place Sirloin strips and green beans in 2 separate food-safe plastic bags. Split the marinade in half between the beef and green beans.

  3. Add 1 Tbsp. of sesame seeds to the bag of beef. Add red chile flakes to the bag of green beans. Close both bags securely then ensure contents are well coated with marinade by massaging or lightly shaking bags. Marinate in the refrigerator for 10 to 30 minutes.

  4. Remove beef and green beans from bags. Discard the marinade from the beef bag. Reserve marinade from green beans, as desired for additional sauce after cooking.

Instructions for 5-7 quart air fryer

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400°F, according to manufacturer’s instructions.

  2. Spray the inside of the air fryer basket with cooking spray. Start by cooking the green beans. Cook for 8-12 minutes, until crispy and slightly brown, flipping halfway through. Remove cooked green beans from the air fryer. Set aside and keep warm.

  3. Next, place beef in the air fryer, being careful to not overcrowd the basket, cooking in batches if necessary. Cook for 8-10 minutes per batch, flipping halfway through. Cook until outside of beef is browned, no longer pink, and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145°F. Remove beef from the air fryer. 

Instructions for a large, multi-rack air fryer

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400°F, according to manufacturer’s instructions.

  2. Place green beans on the top rack of the air fryer and beef on the lower roasting rack. Cook beef and green beans for 8 to 12 minutes, flipping halfway through, or until green beans are crispy and beef is browned, no longer pink, and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145°F. Remove beef and green beans from the air fryer.

  1. Serve with grated carrot, remaining sesame seeds and sauce, as desired.

Suggestions

Serve with brown rice or lettuce cups for a balanced plate.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 360 Calories; 163 Calories from fat; 18.2 g Total Fat (4.6 g Saturated Fat; 6.5 g Monounsaturated Fat); 94.1 mg Cholesterol; 665.4 mg Sodium; 16.9 g Total Carbohydrate; 3.6 g Dietary Fiber; 36 g Protein; 4.4 mg Iron; 580.4 mg Potassium; 0.2 mg Thiamin; 0.5 mg Riboflavin; 13.9 mg Niacin (NE); 0.7 mg Vitamin B6; 2.8 mcg Vitamin B12; 9.1 mg Zinc; 37.0 mcg Selenium; 81.3 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Niacin (NE), Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, and Zinc. It is a good source of Dietary Fiber, Thiamin, and Choline.

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