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Curried Beef Stir-Fry

 Curried Beef Stir-Fry
Curried Beef Stir-Fry is a flavorful, eye-catching entree. "I created this recipe and prepare it often when time is short," informs Karen Munn of St. Francois Xavier, Manitoba.
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced gingerroot or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/8 inch strips
  • 1 large onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 large celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • Hot cooked rice or noodles

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine soy sauce, garlic, ginger and 2 tablespoons oil.
  • Add beef; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 15-20 minutes.
  • In a large skillet or wok, heat remaining oil. Stir-fry beef over
  • medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes. Remove beef and set aside. In the
  • same skillet, stir-fry the onion for 1 minute; add peppers and
  • celery. Stir fry for 2 minutes; return beef to the skillet. Combine
  • water, cornstarch and curry powder until smooth; add to skillet.
  • Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Serve
  • over rice or noodles. Yield: 4 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 323 calories, 20 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 757 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.