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Beef Stir-Fry*

Active: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

2 Tbsp cornstarch
12-oz boneless sirloin steak, cut into narrow strips
4 tsp canola oil
2 small bell peppers, cut in 1/2-inch strips
1 lb bok choy, stalks and leaves cut in half lengthwise, then crosswise in 1-inch pieces, stalks and leaves separated
4 oz snow peas
1 1/2 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
2 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp grated fresh orange peel
1/2 cup orange juice
1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp soy sauce
Garnish: chopped toasted almonds, shredded carrots and sliced scallions

Put cornstarch in a plastic food bag, add beef, seal and shake to coat.

Heat 2 tsp oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef; stir-fry 3 minutes or until cooked through. Remove to a plate.

Heat remaining oil in skillet; add peppers and bok choy stalks. Stir-fry 5 minutes until almost crisp-tender.

Add bok choy leaves and snow peas; stir-fry 2 minutes. Push vegetables to edge or skillet; put ginger and garlic in middle. Cook 30 seconds until fragrant. Add beef, orange peel and juice and soy sauce. Stir to combine with vegetables until simmering. Transfer to serving plates or bowls and sprinkle with the garnishes.

Serve with brown rice.

Serves 4. Per serving: 296 cal, 20 g pro, 15 g carb, 2 g fiber, 17 g fat (5 g sat), 57 mg chol, 321 mg sod

Womans Day 2/15/05