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Rice Noodles with Sesame-Ginger Flank Steak

Rice Noodles with Sesame-Ginger Flank Steak
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield

6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

You'll love this combination of flank steak, crisp vegetables and rice noodles coated in a fragrant Chinese-style sauce. To save time, look for pre-sliced vegetables in the produce section of your supermarket.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil, divided
  • 1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrot
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1 cup (1/4-inch) slices red bell pepper strips
  • 1/2 cup fresh bean sprouts
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice noodles (about 8 ounces uncooked noodles)
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 369
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 10.4 g
  • satfat 3.7 g
  • monofat 4 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 24.3 g
  • carbohydrate 42.9 g
  • fiber 4.4 g
  • cholesterol 51 mg
  • iron 3.1 mg
  • sodium 542 mg
  • calcium 63 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 8 ingredients, stirring until sugar dissolves.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil to pan. Add half of steak; sauté 4 minutes or until browned. Remove steak from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining oil and steak. Add vinegar mixture, carrot, peas, bell pepper, and sprouts to pan; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Return steak to pan. Add noodles; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Sprinkle with onions and sesame seeds.

Cook's Notes

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