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Beef-and-Green Onion Stir-fry

Beef-and-Green Onion Stir-fry

You can substitute presliced steak for the sirloin. Look for it in the meat department of your grocery store. Serve the stir-fry over hot cooked rice, if desired.

Southern Living MARCH 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes


  • 1 1/2 bunches green onions
  • 1 pound top round steak*
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 3 tablespoons lite soy sauce
  • 1 medium-size red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil (optional)
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • Peanuts (optional)


1. Thoroughly wash green onions. Remove root ends and tips of onions; cut into 2-inch pieces. Place pieces in a large bowl.

2. Cut steak across the grain into thin slices, and add to green onions in bowl. Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. cornstarch and soy sauce, tossing to coat.

3. Sauté beef mixture and red bell pepper, in 2 batches, in hot vegetable oil and, if desired, sesame oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until beef is done and bell pepper is crisp-tender. Whisk together beef broth, vinegar, red pepper flakes, and remaining 1 Tbsp. cornstarch. Add to beef mixture in skillet, and bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until thickened. Top with peanuts, if desired.

*1 lb. skinned and boned chicken breasts may be substituted.


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