Spicy Broccoli-Beef Stir-Fry

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked vermicelli
1/2
cup orange juice
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons soy sauce
2
teaspoons sugar
3/4
teaspoon five-spice powder
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3/4
lb boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into thin bite-size strips
1
medium onion, cut into 16 wedges
1
clove garlic, minced
3
cups fresh broccoli florets (about 6 oz)
1
small red bell pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips (about 1 cup)

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook vermicelli as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix orange juice, cornstarch, soy sauce, sugar, five-spice powder and pepper flakes until well blended; set aside.
  • 3
    Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add beef, onion and garlic; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until beef is desired doneness and onion is crisp-tender.
  • 4
    Add broccoli and bell pepper; cover and cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add cornstarch mixture; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbly and thickened. Serve over vermicelli.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • "When a recipe calls for thinly sliced meat, I've found that it works better to slice the beef while it is still partially frozen." Kim

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Potassium
670mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
61g
20%
Dietary Fiber
7g
27%
Sugars
10g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
100%
100%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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