Asian Beef & Vegetable Stir-Fry
A quick and easy beef and vegetable stir-fry using a stir-fry sauce for seasoning.
1 1/4 pounds boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut 1-inch thick
4 cups assorted fresh vegetables, such as sugar snap peas, broccoli florets, bell pepper strips and shredded carrot
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup prepared stir-fry sauce, preferably sesame-ginger flavor
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
3 cups hot cooked rice
2 tablespoons unsalted dry-roasted peanuts (optional)
- Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/4-inch thick strips.
- Combine vegetables and 3 tablespoons water in large nonstick skillet. Cover and cook over medium-high heat 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove and drain.
- Heat same pan over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef and 1/2 of garlic; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. Remove. Repeat with remaining beef and garlic.
- Return all beef and vegetables to pan. Add stir-fry sauce and red pepper; heat through. Spoon over rice. Sprinkle with peanuts, if desired.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.