Sesame Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

Recipe from Diabetic Living
Sesame Ginger Beef Stir-Fry
1  cup stir-fry and 1/3 cup cooked rice
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 cornstarch
  • 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, Monounsaturated 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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