Spicy Orange Beef Stir-Fry
Beef flank or round steak strips are stir-fried and served in a spicy soy and orange sauce.
1 (1 pound) beef flank or round steak, slightly frozen
2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
1/4 cup orange peel, slivered
1 garlic clove, finely minced
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, finely minced
1 cup beef broth
1/4 cup dry sherry
1/4 cup orange marmalade
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon crushed dried red pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 3 tablespoons water
- Thinly slice beef on the diagonal in 1 1/2 to 2-inch strips.
- In a wok or large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add beef 1/3 at a time.
Stir-fry each batch until browned. Place cooked beef in a bowl to catch drippings.
- Return all beef and the drippings back to wok. Add orange peel, garlic, and ginger. Stir-fry for 1 minute.
- Add beef broth, sherry, marmalade, soy sauce and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil and stir in cornstarch mixture. Cook and stir until sauce thickens, about 1 minute.
Makes 4 servings.