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Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Our favorite beef stir fry recipe! This beef stir-fry feels healthy and light with a fresh orange sauce. The flavor is extremely satisfying. It's also super quick to make with just 30 minutes of prep and 10 min of cooking time. Serve over hot, cooked white rice
Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $17-$20
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs flank steak thinly sliced chuck steak works well also
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar snap peas
  • 1 large carrot sliced into matchsticks
  • 1 bell pepper sliced

Marinade Ingredients:

  • 3 tsp grated orange zest zest from 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed Orange juice from your grated orange
  • 4 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger grated
  • 3 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar

To Garnish:

  • Sesame seeds or diced green onion optional

Instructions

  1. Combine marinade ingredients in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  2. Slice flank steak into very thin strips slicing against the grain. Add sliced steak to your marinade, mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes while you prep your veggies.
  3. Finely dice your onion, rinse and remove caps from snap peas, slice carrot into matchsticks and slice bell pepper.
  4. Preheat a heavy-bottomed skillet or good wok over high heat. Once the skillet is HOT, swirl in 1 1/2 Tbsp cooking oil. Immediately Add onion (1 min stirring constantly).
  5. Drain the beef and reserve the marinade. Add drained beef and stir constantly for 2-3 min. (note: you don't want to dump in all of the beef at once or your will cool down the pan too quickly; you really want to sear the beef so it doesn't juice out). Add the extra marinade to the pan.
  6. Add veggies and continue cooking on high heat 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently or vegetables soften and sauce starts to thicken. Serve over a bed of hot white rice,