Sesame Beef Stir-fry

Sesame Beef Stir-fry Recipe


4 servings (serving size: 1 cup stir-fry and 1 cup rice)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 469
Caloriesfromfat 33 %
Fat 17.3 g
Satfat 5.6 g
Monofat 6.5 g
Polyfat 3.3 g
Protein 28.4 g
Carbohydrate 48 g
Fiber 3.1 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Iron 6.8 mg
Sodium 867 mg
Calcium 132 mg


1 (1-pound) lean flank steak
1 teaspoon five-spice powder
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
1 1/2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups red bell pepper strips
2 cups yellow bell pepper strips
1/2 cup no-salt-added beef broth
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon cornstarch
4 cups thinly sliced bok choy
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups hot cooked rice


Trim fat from steak; rub surface of steak with five-spice powder. Slice steak diagonally across grain into thin strips.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ginger and garlic, and stir-fry 2 minutes. Add beef, and stir-fry 4 minutes. Add bell peppers, and stir-fry 2 minutes. Combine broth, soy sauce, and cornstarch in a small bowl. Add to beef mixture. Add bok choy, and cook 1 minute or until bok choy wilts and mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and stir in toasted sesame seeds and salt. Serve over rice.