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Easy Stir Fry

In the area of the country where my husband and I are from there is a large Asian population with lots of wonderful, authentic Asian restaurants. Oh, how we miss them!! Where we live now our options are limited to none. So occasionally I make us a dinner of stir fry with a few easy sides from the store to help with the cravings!

This recipe is from Down-Home Cooking without the Down-Home Fat, so it is a relatively low-fat meal. That helps make up for those fattening egg rolls!!:)



Teriyaki Beef & Broccoli
1 lb. steak (eye of round) trimmed of fat*
1 (16 oz.) bag frozen broccoli pieces, thawed**
2 medium onions, cut into quarters and separated
1 (4 oz.) can mushroom stems and pieces, drained
1 tbls. minced garlic
1/2 cup Kikkoman Teriyaki Baste & Glaze***
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1. Cut the steak across the grain into very thin slices
2. Cook the steak, broccoli, onions, mushrooms and garlic over high heat in a large saute pan.
3. Cover the pan and cook the steak for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Remove the pan from heat; drain juices from pan.
5. Stir in the teriyaki glaze, coating the meat and vegetables.
6. Serve hot.
Yields: 5 (1 cup) servings
209 calories; 4g fat per serving

*I usually use steak, but tonight I tried pork chops and they were good, too.
**Tonight I tried using a bag of mixed stir fry veggies and I liked that also.
***I use whatever brand, this is just what the book called for.

Just grab some easy sides and you're good to go!

Comments

Pink Slippers said…
I'm TRYING this one. Thank you!
Kate said…
This looks so good. We love stir-fry here.

And frozen egg rolls...my favorite snack, ever! But I force myself to only buy them once or twice a year. Otherwise, I'd eat them every day.
Sandy said…
yummy, thanks for sharing!
Angela said…
Sounds great! I make a "freezer meal" recipe called Pepper Steak. It's an Asian theme with green onions, beef, soy etc. and it is excellent. I will post that recipe on the blog soon - bet you guys would like it too!
Angela said…
So while I was posting my previous comment, it occurred to me - I have already posted that one on the blog. Doh! Here you go:
http://dahrlin.blogspot.com/2008/05/foodie-friday-recipe-of-week.html

Enjoy!
steviewren said…
How far are you from Huntsville? There are some nice Asian choices there. Your stir fry sounds yummy. I make it for myself every now and then too.
Carrie said…
These store bought side dishes really help get a meal on the table in no time!

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