Stir- Fried Beef with Vegetables


½ lb flank steak
2 tsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp granulated sugar
3 Tbs soy sauce
1 Tbs water
3 Tbs vegetable oil, separated
1 medium onion, very thinly sliced
2 cups thinly sliced vegetables
1 tsp grated fresh ginger

1. Slice beef against the grain into 2x1x½” pieces.

2. Combine cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, and water. Add to beef. Set aside

3. Heat wok until very hot. Reduce heat to moderate. Add 1 T. 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 wok to very hot and add remaining 2 T. 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.

Servings: 4

Cooking Tips
*Vegetable suggestions: green bell pepper, broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, mushrooms, water chestnuts, green beans.

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“Good weeknight dish.”
-Tacoma, WA

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