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Jamaican Beef Stir-Fry

Yield 4 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 (1-pound) lean flank steak
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon dried whole thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Dash of ground cinnamon
  • Dash of ground nutmeg
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium-size green pepper, cut into julienne strips
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 cup diced fresh mango
  • 2 carambolas (starfruit), sliced
  • 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 312
  • caloriesfromfat 45 %
  • fat 15.6 g
  • satfat 6 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 24.4 g
  • carbohydrate 19.3 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 62 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 159 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Partially freeze steak; trim fat from steak. Slice steak diagonally across grain into 1/4-inch-wide strips.

  2. Combine rum and next 7 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well, and set aside.

  3. Coat a wok with cooking spray; drizzle oil around top of wok, coating sides. Heat at medium-high (375°) for 2 minutes or until hot. Add steak, and stir-fry 5 minutes or until browned. Remove from wok; drain well on paper towels, and set aside. Wipe wok dry with a paper towel.

  4. Coat wok with cooking spray. Add green pepper and green onions; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add steak, rum mixture, mango, and carambola; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened.

  5. Arrange 1 cup lettuce on each of 4 individual serving plates. Spoon 1 cup steak mixture in center of each serving.

Light and Luscious