Sesame-Soy Beef Stir-Fry

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Nicole Bredeweg

By
@nikkitten

Early in our marriage (when I didn't have anything cooking-wise, least of all a clue!), I would browse the grocery store entryway for recipes. And the wondrous thing about this type of recipe is that they tend to be fool-proof, delicious, and usually affordable. This one is Asian in base and the trick to making Asian-tasting food is to use Asian tasting ingredients like sesame oil. My biggest mistake back then was to use the suggested substitutes because they were what I had on hand. And who (in a primarily Dutch community) keeps sesame oil on hand. The first time I splurged was amazing!

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Serves:
4
Method:
Stir-Fry

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    cooked rice
  • 1 lb
    beef round tip steaks, 1/4" thick
  • 16 oz
    frozen broccoli and red pepper mix
  • 1/3 c
    water
  • 2 tsp
    cornstarch
  • MARINADE:

  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 tsp
    sesame oil

How to Make Sesame-Soy Beef Stir-Fry

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook rice accordingly.
  2. In medium bowl, combine marinade ingredients. Remove 2 tbsp; set aside. Stack beef steaks; cut lengthwise in half and then crosswise into 1" wide strips. Add beef to remaining marinade in bowl; toss to coat.
  3. Heat large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef (½ at a time) and stir-fry 1 minute or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook). Remove from skillet.
  4. In same skillet, combine vegetables and water; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until water is almost evaporated and vegetables are hot, stirring occasionally. Combine cornstarch mixture and reserved marinade; add to vegetables. Cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened and bubbly. Return beef; heat through. Serve over rice.

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About Sesame-Soy Beef Stir-Fry

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Asian




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