Monday, January 3, 2011

Spicy Orange Beef with Vegetables

I doubled this recipe for my family.

serves 4 ( 1 c  = 6 points + )
serve over rice if desired

  • ¾ lb. sirloin, trimmed and cut into thin strips
  • 2 T. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. grated orange rind
  • ¼ c. fat free beef broth
  • ¼ c. orange juice
  • 2 T. reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1 T. chili garlic sauce or ¼- ½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 tsp. canola oil
  • 1 T. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 can ( 15 oz. ) green beans, drained
  • 1 carrot, cut into thin strips

Combine beef, 1 T. cornstarch and orange rind in a bowl. Set aside.
Combine remaining 1 T. cornstarch, broth , orange juice, say sauce, sugar and chili garlic sauce or crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.

Heat a nonstick wok or large skillet. Swirl in 2 tsp. oil, then add beef. Stir fry until cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Add remaining oil and ginger. Stir fry for 1 minute. Add green beans and carrot and cook 3-4 minutes. Add broth mixture and cook, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Return beef to pan and heat through.

adapted from "Weight Watcher's"

1 comment:

  1. This is very great recipe and the photo of the food is truly looks delicious. My sister really loves cooking different stir fry sauce recipe and I will recommend this one to her. I'm sure she will love this very much. Thank you for posting this one.


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