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Wasabi Beef Fajitas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

Beef fajitas get an Eastern spin with gingerroot, sesame oil and wasabi, a type of Japanese horseradish. You can find it in the Asian section at your supermarket. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Wasabi Beef Fajitas Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons prepared wasabi
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 1 pound uncooked beef stir-fry strips
  • 12 green onions with tops, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup coleslaw mix

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch, soy sauce, wasabi, ginger and garlic until blended. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add beef; stir-fry 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove from pan.
  2. Stir-fry green onions and red pepper in remaining oil 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Return beef to pan; heat through. Serve with tortillas and coleslaw mix.

Nutrition Facts

1 fajita: 287 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 507mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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