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Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets To Cooking Confidence
No need for Chinese take-out when you can whip up this quick and tasty stir-fry. Serve with rice.
Makes 4 servings
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
2 tablespoons plus 1 cup fat-free chicken broth, divided
1 pound flank steak, trimmed of fat and cut into strips (sirloin or round steak may be used)
1 onion, coarsely chopped
4 cups broccoli florets
1 green or red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1. In glass dish or plastic bag, combine soy sauce, honey, ginger, garlic, 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 2 tablespoons chicken broth. Add sliced meat and marinate in refrigerator, covered, 1 hour, time permitting.
2. In large shallow skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, stir-fry meat few minutes until browned. Add onion, broccoli, and pepper cooking over medium-high heat 5-7 minutes or until tender.
3. In small bowl mix together remaining 1 cup chicken broth and 1 tablespoon cornstarch. Add to skillet; bring to boil, stirring, until mixture slightly thickens and meat done.
4. Stir in green onions and water chestnuts.
Nutritional info per serving:
Calories 272, Calories from Fat 23%, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 48mg, Sodium 540mg, Carbohydrates 25g, Dietary Fiber 6g, Total Sugars 11g, Protein 28g, Dietary Exchanges: 3 vegetable, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 3 lean meat
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