Stir-fried Beef with Pineapple

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes

Pineapple is a popular juice of Vietnam summer. It is often eaten raw but sometimes it can be used as an ingredient in dishes such as Stir-fried beef with pineapple. The aroma of pineapple, the sweet of beef and the attractive color will make your family’s lunch much more appetizing.

Stir-fried Beef with Pineapple Photo: @vietstreetfoodpl

Detailed Instructions


  • 1 pound green pineapple
  • 1/2 cup tapioca starch
  • 0.7 pound beef
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 1 scallion
  • Fish sauce, salt, ground black pepper, garlic, dry onion


  1. Rinse beef with cold water, let it drain off. Cut into thin slices
  2. Peel garlic, scallion and mince them together 

  3. Mix beef with fish sauce, minced dry onion, sugar and tapioca starch 

  4. Peel pineapple, remove its eyes, cut in quarters, remove its core and then cut into 0.5 centimeter slices
  5. Dissolve tapioca starch and sugar with water in a bowl 

  6. Pour cooking oil into a pan; stir minced garlic and dry onion until aroma emerges. Put beef in, stir-fry over high heat, when it is almost cooked, ladle out into a plate. 

  7. Pour some more cooking oil in, stir-fry pineapple. Pour the mixture of sugar and tapioca starch in, stir regularly, season with salt. Add beef and stir-fry together.
  8. Ladle out into a plate, spread ground black pepper, coriander on the surface.
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