Turn to this beef stir-fry recipe for a quick and easy dinner. The tender, spicy steak is cooked in the same wok or skillet as the crisp, colorful vegetables and smells divine as the dish is cooking.

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Source: 400 Calorie Recipes

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut steak diagonally with the grain into 2-inch-thick slices. Cut slices diagonally across the grain into thin strips. Combine steak, soy sauce, cornstarch, chile-garlic sauce, ginger, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl, and stir until sauce is well blended and steak pieces are coated. Set aside.

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet or a wok over high. Add snap peas, onion, and bell pepper, and cook, stirring often, until vegetables are starting to soften, about 2 minutes. Add garlic, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 more minute. Remove vegetable mixture from skillet to a plate. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and all of beef mixture to skillet; cook stirring often, until meat browns, about 2 minutes. Return vegetables to skillet; add water. Stir-fry until sauce is thick and coats mixture well, about 1 more minute. Serve over cooked brown rice, and top with scallions. Add cilantro and crushed red pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

319 calories; protein 21g 42% DV; carbohydrates 36g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 4g; fat 10g 15% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; sodium 560mg 22% DV; added sugar 1g.