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Spicy Beef Stir-Fry (Cooking for 2)

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 2
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Take a tasty tour of China at today’s dinner table! Western China boasts robust, spicy dishes like this beefy stir-fry.

Ingredients

2
teaspoons cornstarch
2
teaspoons soy sauce
2
teaspoons Chinese chili sauce with garlic
2
teaspoons sesame or vegetable oil
1/2
pound beef flank steak, cut across grain into 1/8-inch strips
1
medium yellow summer squash, cut into 1/4-inch slices (1 1/2 cups)
1/2
cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-ounce carton)
1/3
pound snow (Chinese) pea pods, cut diagonally into pieces (1 cup)
2
cups hot cooked rice or soba noodles

Directions

  • 1 Mix cornstarch, soy sauce and chili sauce; set aside. Heat wok or 10-inch nonstick skillet over high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of the oil; rotate wok to coat bottom and side. Add beef; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until beef is brown. Remove beef from wok.
  • 2 Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to wok; rotate wok. Add squash; stir-fry 1 minute. Add broth; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook about 3 minutes or until squash is tender. Stir in cornstarch mixture, pea pods and beef. Stir-fry over high heat about 2 minutes or until pea pods are crisp-tender. Serve over rice.

Expert Tips

Pick up egg rolls or another Asian dish from the deli to serve with this quick stir-fry.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
465
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
Cholesterol
65 mg
Sodium
670 mg
Potassium
720 mg
Total Carbohydrate
55 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Protein
33 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
32%
32%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
32%
32%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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