Beef with Ginger

Fresh grated ginger adds delicious flavor to this Asian-inspired beef entree.  Chilling the beef in the freezer for 5 minutes makes it easier to cut into very thin slices.

Yield: 4 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 309
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 9.6g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Carbohydrate: 27g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 62mg
  • Iron: 3.1mg
  • Sodium: 399mg
  • Calcium: 18mg

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sirloin steak, chilled
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons lite soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 6 green onions, cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 4 cups hot cooked long-grain rice

Preparation

  1. Cut steak diagonally across the grain into very thin slices. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Sauté ginger in hot oil a large nonstick skillet over high heat 2 minutes or until tan-colored. Add minced garlic, and sauté 30 seconds. Add beef; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in soy sauce.
  3. Stir together beef broth and cornstarch until smooth. Drizzle over beef mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until thickened. Add green onions, and, if desired, crushed red pepper; cook 1 minute. Serve immediately over hot cooked rice.
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