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Spicy Orange Beef

 Spicy Orange Beef
When I first started out cooking, I did a lot of stir-frying. Although my menu has expanded, I still enjoy cooking and eating stir-fries. Oranges, ginger and pepper flakes give this dish a very distinctive flavor.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 12 green onions with tops, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 3 medium oranges, sectioned
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; set aside. In a
  • large skillet or wok, heat 3 tablespoons oil over medium heat; saute
  • garlic for 30 seconds. Add broccoli, onions, ginger and pepper
  • flakes; stir-fry for 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender.
  • Remove vegetables and keep warm.
  • Heat remaining oil in skillet; add beef. Stir-fry until no longer
  • pink. Stir orange juice mixture; add to skillet. Cook and stir for 2
  • minutes or until sauce is thickened. Return vegetables to pan. Add

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Spicy Orange Beef (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • oranges and heat through. Serve over rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 285 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 510 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 18 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.