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Orange Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

I found this recipe in The Jamestown Sun. We all love it! We'll sometimes substitute venison for beef. Either way, it's a family favorite!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, cut into strips
  • 2/3 cup picante sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar, optional
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 green onions with tops, cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces
  • Sliced almonds, optional
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • Toss meat with soy sauce, ginger and orange zest; set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a wok or large skillet on high. Stir-fry mixture just until meat is no longer pink; remove. Add broccoli, pepper, picante sauce and sugar to skillet. Cover; reduce heat to simmer. Cook until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 3 minutes.
  • Combine cornstarch and orange juice until smooth; add to skillet along with meat and onions. Cook and stir 1 minute or until sauce is thickened. Sprinkle with almonds if desired. Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 230 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 663mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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  • afoth73
    May 13, 2015

    I followed this recipe exactly and I was sorely disappointed. The veggies and meat were great but the sauce was extremely bland!! My husband and son agreed and the rest of it that we didn't eat went directly into the garbage can. Boo.

  • mythyagain
    Jan 22, 2015

    Loved it!

  • baking16
    Mar 15, 2012

    This is one of the best stir-fry recipes ever. The flavor is wonderful; it is even good re-heated.

  • lesdesdhs
    Feb 14, 2010

    It made a hit with friends. I used mild saulsa instead of piccante sauce and added mushrooms. I also used light soy sauce.