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This easy stir-fry dinner calls for strips of top round steak, fresh asparagus, and classic stir-fry seasonings and vegetables. By cooking your favorite takeout dishes at home, you'll save both money and calories. See our full collection of stir-fry recipes for more dinner ideas.

Recipe by Southern Living August 1999

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Tina Cornett; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Snap off tough ends of asparagus; cut spears into 1-inch pieces, and set aside.

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  • Dredge steak in flour; set aside.

  • Stir together soy sauce, 1/4 cup water, garlic, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, hoisin sauce, and crushed red pepper.

  • Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Add beef and carrot, and stir-fry 4 minutes. Add soy sauce mixture, and stir-fry 1 minute. Add asparagus, bell pepper, mushrooms, and green onions, and stir-fry 3 minutes. Serve over rice.

  • Vegetable Stir-fry: Omit round steak and flour, and stir-fry vegetables as directed above.

Nutrition Facts

357 calories; fat 7.8g; cholesterol 49mg; sodium 665mg.
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