Spicy Beef and Cabbage

Cabbage is delicious when lightly cooked. It adds color, crunch, and fiber to this simple dish.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¾ lb. top round beef steak
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp. minced ginger root
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 package (10 oz.) shredded cabbage
  • 1½ cups shredded carrots

Directions

  • Trim excess fat from steak and cut into ⅛" × 3" strips against the grain. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, cornstarch, and pepper and mix well; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium high heat. Add ginger root and onion; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes until onion is crisp-tender. Add beef and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned. Remove beef and onion from skillet with slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add cabbage, carrots, and green onion to skillet; stir-fry for 3 minutes. Stir orange juice mixture and add to skillet along with beef. Stir-fry until sauce thickens slightly and beef and vegetables are tender. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¾ lb. top round beef steak
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp. minced ginger root
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 package (10 oz.) shredded cabbage
  • 1½ cups shredded carrots

Directions

  • Trim excess fat from steak and cut into ⅛" × 3" strips against the grain. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, cornstarch, and pepper and mix well; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium high heat. Add ginger root and onion; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes until onion is crisp-tender. Add beef and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned. Remove beef and onion from skillet with slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add cabbage, carrots, and green onion to skillet; stir-fry for 3 minutes. Stir orange juice mixture and add to skillet along with beef. Stir-fry until sauce thickens slightly and beef and vegetables are tender. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium210mg
Total Carbohydrate21g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars11g
Protein17g