Beef and Sugar Snap Stir-Fry

Beef and Sugar Snap Stir-Fry Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Serve a veggie-laden stir-fry dinner that's ready in minutes. The best part? It cooks in one skillet, so clean up is a snap. Serve over steamed rice with green onions.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 254
Fat 8.2 g
Satfat 2.7 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 26.6 g
Carbohydrate 16.7 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Iron 2.7 mg
Sodium 526 mg
Calcium 63 mg

Ingredients

3 tablespoons rice vinegar, divided
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided
1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed and thinly sliced across grain
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons hoisin sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil, divided
1 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon bottled minced ginger
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup matchstick-cut carrot
1 (8-ounce) package fresh sugar snap peas
1/3 cup chopped green onions

Preparation

1. Combine 1 tablespoon vinegar, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, and beef in a large bowl. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons vinegar, remaining 1 tablespoon soy sauce, sugar, hoisin, salt, and crushed red pepper in a small bowl; stir with a whisk.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add beef mixture to pan; stir-fry 2 minutes or until done. Place beef mixture in a bowl. Heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add ginger and garlic; sauté 15 seconds. Stir in bell pepper, carrot, and peas; sauté 3 minutes. Add vinegar mixture and beef mixture to pan; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in green onions.

Steamed rice with green onions: Cook 1 cup white rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Remove from heat; stir in 3/4 cup chopped green onions and 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds.

Note:

July 2009
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