Beef with Orange & Ginger
This stir-fry is both tasty and kind to your waistline.
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Ingredients
  • 300 g (10 oz) lean beef fillet, cut into very thin strips
  • 1 carrot, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 spring onions (scallions) thinly sliced
  • 1″ (2 cm) piece of ginger, finely chopped
  • Juice and grated rind of an orange
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp cornflour (cornstarch)
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. Mix beef, orange juice and orange rind in a bowl and allow to marinate in the ‘fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Drain the meat and keep the juices. Now combine the meat, soy sauce, ginger and cornflour.
  3. Heat the oil over a medium-high heat in a pan and stir-fry the meat mixture for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the carrots and stir-fry for a further 3 minutes to soften the carrots.
  5. Add in the spring onions and the reserved juice. Simmer for a few mintues to thicken the sauce. Season lightly and serve.
Titli's Tips
You should use a good quality cut of beef for this – sirloin, rump or fillet. Don’t be tempted to use cheaper cuts such as braising steak; the meat will be too tough.

Serve with boiled rice or noodles.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 286 14%
Calories from Fat 120
Total Fat 13.4g 20%
Saturated Fat 3.8g 19%
Unsaturated Fat 7.8g
   
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 8.8g 2%
Dietary Fibre 1.4g 5%
Sugars 4.2g
Protein 33.3g 66%
Cholesterol 100.5mgs 33%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.