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Beef Orange Stir-Fry

This dinner for two is loaded with lots of flavor and color. Red pepper flakes add a little kick to the orange beef sauce, and the tender veggies add a pop of color. — Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 3 cups frozen sugar snap stir-fry vegetable blend, thawed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup hot cooked rice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients until smooth; set aside.
  • In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry beef in 1 teaspoon oil until no longer pink, 3-4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
  • Stir-fry vegetable blend and garlic in remaining oil for 3 minutes. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Add beef; heat through. Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups with 1/2 cup rice: 390 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 396mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • puzzlemad
    Jun 5, 2018

    This was very good. I also added fresh cut up cauliflower & sweet red pepper & doubled the sauce.

  • Nathalie052
    Nov 27, 2013

    I've been making this recipe for years now, only I use fresh vegetables. The taste is soooo much better. The only thing that I add is a little bit of brown sugar. It helps to get the acidity of the orange juice down. Makes for a GREAT combination.