Stir-Fried Orange Beef

October 04, 2019
Stir-Fried Orange Beef
Stir-Fried Orange Beef


1 bag (12 oz) vegetable for stir-fry

1 Tbsp peanut or vegetable oil

1 Tbsp onion, minced (or ½ Tbsp dried)

1 Tbsp garlic, minced (about 2–3 cloves)

1 Tbsp ginger, minced

1 egg white, lightly beaten (or substitute liquid egg white)

2 Tbsp cornstarch

12 oz beef flank steak, sliced into thin strips

3 Tbsp Hoisin sauce

1 Tbsp lite soy sauce

½ cup orange juice

1 Tbsp dry sherry (optional)


* Heat oil in a large wok or sauté pan. Add onion, garlic, and ginger and stir fry until tender but not brown, about 30 seconds to one minute.

* Put egg white in one bowl and cornstarch in another.  Dip steak strips into egg white and then coat with cornstarch.

* Add steak strips to pan and continue to stir fry until steak strips are lightly browned, about 5–8 minutes.

* Add Hoisin sauce, soy sauce, orange juice, and sherry (optional), and bring to a boil over high heat.  Immediately lower temperature to a gentle simmer.

* Add the thawed vegetables and mix gently.  Simmer until vegetables are heated through, about 3–4 minutes.

(NIH/Deliciously Healthy Dinners)