TANGY ORANGE BEEF

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Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Difficulty:
Serves: 4

Ingredients

3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
12 ounces, lean boneless sirloin steak, trimmed and cut into thin strips
1 tablespoon canola oil
½ cup sliced orange peel
1 teaspoon ground ginger
â…› teaspoon black pepper
¼ cup rice vinegar
3 tablespoons orange juice
1½ cups string beans
1½ cups snow peas, trimmed

Method

In a large bowl, combine cornstarch, sugar and lemon peel. Mix well. Ad steak and toss to coat. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add orange peel slices and ginger. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Place orange peel slices on a plate. Set aside. Add steak to skillet. Cook, stirring frequently, until browned, about 3minutes. Sprinkle orange peel slices and pepper over steak. Cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add vinegar and orange juice; cook, stirring, until liquid has evaporated, about 2 minutes. Add string beans and snow peas; cook, stirring until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Place beef mixture on a serving platter. Serve immediately/

Variation: Substitute 4 boneless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each), cut into thin strips, for the steak. Proceed as recipe directs.

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