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Stir-Fried Beef with Broccoli and Bell Peppers

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup stir-fry and 2/3 cup rice)
Make an easy Asian-inspired meal for dinner tonight.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound flank steak, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons water, divided
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 3/4 pound broccoli
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 large red bell pepper, halved, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 4 cups hot cooked long-grain rice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 323
  • fat 10.7 g
  • satfat 2.7 g
  • monofat 5.1 g
  • polyfat 1.8 g
  • protein 21.2 g
  • carbohydrate 35.2 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 26 mg
  • iron 3.2 mg
  • sodium 273 mg
  • calcium 62 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut steak in half lengthwise. Cut each half across the grain into 1/8-inch-thick slices. Combine beef, soy sauce, garlic, and black pepper; toss well. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.

  2. Combine 1 1/2 tablespoons water, oyster sauce, and crushed red pepper in a small bowl; set aside.

  3. Cut broccoli into florets. Peel broccoli stems; cut stems diagonally into 1/4-inch-thick slices.

  4. Heat 1 tablespoon canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef mixture to skillet; cook 3 minutes or until beef is browned, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Transfer beef mixture to a bowl.

  5. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon canola oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add broccoli; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons water; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add bell pepper; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Return beef mixture to pan. Stir in the oyster sauce mixture; cook until thoroughly heated. Serve over rice.

Cook's Notes

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