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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Ladyl09 254238
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2016 Edited Sep. 18, 2016

"This was an absolutely delicious dish, tasted like it was straight from a restaurant. I also tried a small portion with turkey breast tenderloins and it was also a hit. I used low sodium soy sauce and added corn. Will definitely be using this recipe again"

jctilson 242231
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."

Remenec 232134
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."

krysfielder 228530
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2015

"Quick, easy and yummy!"

nahnahangie 46460
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"

jbweb 81863
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2013

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

Alyhs 23439
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2013

"This recipe was a quick and easy one to make and the whole family loved it! Having a large family, I was happy to find it multiplied out easily and still tasted just as good!"

jewels2627 46455
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2013

"I loved this! I did buy the frozen bag of stir fry veggies and it came out delish! I just had to add some salt. I also mixed the rice in the pan with the veggies and meat to get the sauce all mixed in throughout."

Reviewed Nov. 17, 2011

"My daughter loves to stir-fry, we made this together and it was awesome."

fordbronco 23734
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2011

"Very good, cooking the beef with the garlic and ginger really added flavor. I didn't have any fresh veggies, so I added frozen mixed veggies and scallions from the garden. Turned out very good, no leftovers."

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