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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell Photo by: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Rice Noodles with Sesame-Ginger Flank Steak

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.

Cooking Light JUNE 2004

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

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

Preparation

Combine the first 8 ingredients, stirring until sugar dissolves.

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 369
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 10.4g
  • Saturated fat: 3.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 24.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 42.9g
  • Fiber: 4.4g
  • Cholesterol: 51mg
  • Iron: 3.1mg
  • Sodium: 542mg
  • Calcium: 63mg
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