Saturday, April 17, 2010

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry
4 servings

3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup water, divided
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 pound boneless beef top round steak, cut into thin 3-inch strips
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
4 cups fresh or frozen broccoli florets
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground ginger
hot cooked rice

In a large resealable bag, combine 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons water and garlic powder; add beef. Seal bag and turn to coat. In a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, stir-fry beef in 1 tablespoon oil until beef is no longer pink; remove and keep warm. Stir-fry broccoli in remaining oil for 4-5 minutes. Return beef to pan. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, remaining cornstarch and water until smooth; add to the pan. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with rice and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 292 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 1,280 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein.

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