Sesame Ginger Beef Stir-Fry
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Sesame Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

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Servings: 4
Serving size: 1  cup stir-fry and 1/3 cup cooked rice
Total Time: 30 mins
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  • 12   ounces 
    boneless beef sirloin steak
  • 1   cup 
    reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1   tablespoon 
    grated fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1   tablespoon 
  • 2   cloves 
    garlic, minced
  • 1   teaspoon 
    ground coriander
  • 1/8 - 1/4  teaspoon 
    crushed red pepper
  • 2   teaspoons 
    sesame oil
  • 1   medium 
    onion, halved and sliced
  • 2   cups 
    broccoli florets
  • 1   medium 
    red sweet pepper, cut in bite-size strips
  • 1 1/3  cups 
    hot cooked brown rice
  • 1   teaspoon 
    sesame seed, toasted (optional)
If desired, partially freeze beef for easier slicing. Trim fat from meat. Thinly slice meat across the grain into bite-size strips. Set aside.
For sauce, in a small bowl stir together chicken broth, ginger, cornstarch, garlic, coriander, and crushed red pepper; set aside.
In a wok or large skillet heat sesame oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir in hot oil for 2 minutes. Add broccoli and sweet pepper; cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from wok.
Add beef strips to hot wok. (Lightly coat unheated skillet with nonstick cooking spray if needed). Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until meat is slightly pink in center. Push meat from center of wok.
Stir sauce. Add sauce to center of wok. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Return cooked vegetables to wok; stir to coat all ingredients with sauce. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes more or until heated through. Serve immediately with rice. If desired, sprinkle with sesame seed. Makes 4 (1 cup stir-fry and 1/3 cup cooked rice each) servings
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 255, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 36, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 25, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 4, pro. (g) 23, vit. A (IU) 1214.76, vit. C (mg) 0.81, Thiamin (mg) 0.18, Riboflavin (mg) 0.21, Niacin (mg) 7.9, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.86, Folate (g) 60.48, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.92, sodium (mg) 212, Potassium (mg) 590, calcium (mg) 60.58, iron (mg) 2.34, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 1.5, Lean Meat () 2.5, Fat () 0.5, Carb Choice () 1.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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