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Orange Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Real Simple APRIL 2000

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Other: 10 Minutes


  • 3/4 pound trimmed sirloin steak
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 8 ounces fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1/3 cup cashew pieces


Slice steak into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Toss with orange peel; set aside. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add pepper flakes, onion, and bell pepper. Stir-fry until vegetables wilt. Add broccoli and 3 tablespoons water; cover and steam 1 to 2 minutes until broccoli is cooked tender-crisp. Remove from skillet. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Stir together orange juice and soy and hoisin sauces. Add remaining oil to skillet and return to medium-high heat. Add the steak and cashews; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes. Return vegetables to skillet with sauce mixture and heat through. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Drain noodles; top with stir-fry.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 56mg
  • Calories: 493
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 54g
  • Cholesterol: 37mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Protein: 29mg
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 567mg

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