Flavorful Beef Stir-Fry

"Working moms appreciate meals like this one that they can whip up in no time using whatever vegetables are on hand."
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  1. In a bowl, combine cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce and wine, apple juice or water until smooth. Add beef and toss to coat; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, stir-fry broccoli, carrots, pea pods and onion in 1 tablespoon oil for 1 minute. Stir in water chestnuts. Cover and simmer for 4 minutes; remove and keep warm.
  3. In the same skillet, stir-fry beef in remaining oil until meat reaches desired doneness. Return vegetables to pan; toss. Serve over rice.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (prepared with light soy sauce and water; calculated without rice) equals 313 calories, 466 mg sodium, 70 mg cholesterol, 21 g carbohydrate, 31 g protein, 12 g fat, 7 g fiber. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.
  • (C) 2002 Reiman Media Group, Inc.

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I just finished making this recipe and it was teriffic!!! My entire family loved it. I know for future uses, I can add whatever vegetables I want and because I used frozen pea pods, I don't dou...

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The sauce was WAY too salty. It overpowered the dish.

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I just finished making this recipe and it was teriffic!!! My entire family loved it. I know for future uses, I can add whatever vegetables I want and because I used frozen pea pods, I don't dou...

This was a really good and quick stir fry recipe. I used water instead of cooking wine or juice and frozen stir fry veg. The sauce was wonderful but didn't make enough. I am going to make extra ...

This was a very easy recipe to follow. I omited the wine, used only 4 TBSP of soy sauce and just used some veggies I had on hand. The sauce makes a great flavor but next time I'll use a litt...

Doubled the sauce so there was enough for the rice. Used fresh asparagus, carrots, water chestnuts, baby corn, and sliced sirloin. Husband and kids loved it! Will definitely make again.

Great recipe...I used prepackaged frozen stir fry vegetables instead.

I doubled the sauce, as suggested by some others, and used water. It came out very, very salty. I will make this again, but will use less soy sauce and maybe try apple juice or wine.

This was good but I will not use as much soy sauce next time. We found it was to salty. I will definetly play around with it I was thinking of adding some ginger.

It was a simple recipe, I doubled the sauce portion all but the soy sauce and it turned out great, I used half apple cider and half water. I increaded the recipe to serve 6 and it was too much f...

The recipe was a great guide. I like to add and subtract of course, so I used a combination of cream sherry and apple juice in the sauce (1/2 cup of each), and instead of snow peas I used bean ...

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