Simple and delicious: Stir Fried Beef with Vegetables
Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 25 min
Cook Time: 8 min
Stir Fried Beef with Vegetables
1/2 pound flank steak
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoons granulated white sugar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon water
3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
1 medium onion, very thinly sliced
2 cups thinly sliced vegetables
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
cooked rice, for serving (optional)
1. Slice beef against the grain into 2 X 1 X 1/2-inch pieces and place in a medium bowl.
2. Combine cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, and water. Add to beef and stir to combine. Set aside
3. Heat wok or large skillet until very hot. Reduce heat to medium. Add 1 tablespoon oil; add onions and vegetables; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Don't let them brown. Remove onions and vegetables from the pan and set aside.
4. Heat pan to high and add remaining 2 tablespoons oil, ginger and beef. Stir-fry until beef pieces separate and just begin to change color. Add cooked vegetables; stir to blend. Stir-fry about 1 minute, being careful not to overcook.
*Vegetable suggestions: green bell pepper, broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, mushrooms, water chestnuts, green beans.
*If you are preparing this recipe as GLUTEN-FREE, just be sure to use a brand of soy sauce that does not contain gluten.