Sweet and Sour Beef

Sweet and Sour Beef

The sweet kisses the sour for a nicely balanced flavor in this Asian dish.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

18

Minutes

Makes

5

servings

1
beef flank steak, (1 pound)
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon cold water
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
medium onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, undrained
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup white vinegar
1
tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1
medium bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
medium tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges
Hot cooked rice, if desired
  1. Remove fat from beef. Cut beef with grain into 2-inch strips; cut strips across grain into 1/8-inch slices. Mix cornstarch and cold water.
  2. Heat wok or 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add beef and onion; stir-fry about 3 minutes or until beef is brown. Stir in pineapple, sugar, vinegar, bouillon granules and soy sauce. Heat to boiling. Stir in cornstarch mixture; cook and stir 1 minute.
  3. Stir in bell pepper and tomatoes; cook and stir 1 minute. Serve with rice.
Makes 5 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead Tip
Refrigerate cooked rice in a tightly covered container up to 5 days or freeze in an airtight container up to 6 months.
Substitution
Out of season tomatoes looking a little blah? Replace them with a 14 1/2-ounce can of diced tomatoes; drain the juice for another use.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 90 ),
  • Total Fat 10 g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 g,),
  • Cholesterol 50 mg;
  • Sodium 1000 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 21 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.