Szechwan Beef Stir-Fry - 11/12/04

Szechwan Beef Stir-Fry

1 lb beef flank steak
2 Tbs lite soy sauce
4 tsp dark roasted sesame oil, divided
1 1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp cornstarch
2 clove garlic, crushed
1 Tbs minced fresh ginger
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper pods
1 small red bell pepper, seeded, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 (8-oz.) package frozen baby corn, defrosted
1/4 lb pea pods, julienned

  1. Cut beef steak lengthwise into 2 strips; slice across the grain into 1/8-inch thick strips. Combine soy sauce, 2 teaspoons oil, sugar and cornstarch; stir into strips.

  2. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, ginger and pepper pods; cook 30 seconds. Add bell pepper and corn; stir-fry 1-1/2 minutes. Add pea pods; stir-fry 30 seconds. Remove vegetables.

  3. Stir-fry beef strips (1/2 at a time) 2 to 3 minutes. Return vegetables and beef to skillet and heat thoroughly.

Servings: 4
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information provided by the recipe author.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 320.00
Calories From Fat 130.00
% Daily Value
Total Fat 14.00g 21%
Saturated Fat 4.00g 20%
Cholesterol 0.00mg 0%
Sodium 350.00mg 14%
Carbohydrates 22.00g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3.00g 12%
Protein 27.00g 54%

Source: Nestlé