Steak Stir-Fry Recipe
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Steak Stir-Fry Recipe

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"No one would guess this elegant entree is a snap to prepare at the last minute," remarks Janis Plourde from Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario. "To save even more prep time, use frozen mixed veggies instead of fresh. Sometimes I substitute chicken, chicken bouillon and curry for the beef, beef bouillon and ginger."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large green pepper, julienned
  • 1 cup sliced carrots or celery
  • 5 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 266 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 1484mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein


  1. Dissolve bouillon in water. Combine the cornstarch and soy sauce until smooth; add to bouillon. Set aside. Toss beef with garlic, ginger and pepper. In a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, stir-fry beef in 1 tablespoon oil until meat is no longer pink; remove and keep warm.
  2. Heat remaining oil; stir-fry vegetables until crisp-tender. Stir soy sauce mixture and add to the skillet; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Return meat to pan and heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Steak Stir-Fry in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p55

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2016

"This recipe tastes just like Chinese food I order. It was yummy and I will be making it again. I do wish it had lower sodium so I'm trying to find a substitute for the soy sauce."

Reviewed Sep. 1, 2015

"This was a very flavorful dish! My house smelled like a gourmet kitchen while cooking this recipe. I would probably add some extra carrots and peppers next time, though."

Reviewed Jun. 25, 2015

"Quick, easy and yummy!"

Reviewed May. 17, 2014

"Absolutely one of the best dishes I have tasted. The only thing I did different was I added red and yellow peppers along with the green peppers and I added bamboo shoots. It was so easy and delicious. Would recommend anyone to try it"

Reviewed Jun. 10, 2013

"This was an absolutely delicious recipe. everyone in my family loved it and will definitely will make this again."

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