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Garlicky Hoisin Beef

Garlicky Hoisin Beef
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  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the hoisin sauce, ½ cup water, soy sauce, and sugar.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat 1½ tablespoons oil over medium-high heat for 30 seconds. Add the scallions, garlic, and red pepper (if using) and cook until fragrant, about 15 seconds. Add the hoisin mixture and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens slightly, about 1½ minutes. Pour into a bowl. Set aside.
  3. Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add 2 tablespoons oil and heat for 30 seconds. Add the steak and stir-fry until cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  4. Wipe out pan. Reduce heat to medium-high. Add the remaining ½ tablespoon oil and heat for 30 seconds. Add the bell pepper and cook, stirring con-stantly, for 10 seconds. Add the sweet potato and ⅓ cup water. Cover partially and cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 minutes. Add the peas and scallions; cook for 1 minute.
  5. Increase heat to high. Add the sauce. When it starts to bubble, add the steak. Stir-fry until warmed through, about 1 minute. Serve immediately over rice.
By October, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 463.88Calories From Fat 42%
  • Calcium 76.25mg
  • Carbohydrate 39.15g
  • Cholesterol 46mg
  • Fat 22.13g
  • Fiber 4.34g
  • Iron 3.59mg
  • Protein 27.25mg
  • Sat Fat 4.94g
  • Sodium 1213.56mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

To easily slice flank steak, firm it up in the freezer for 15 to 30 minutes first.

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