Sesame-Soy Beef Stir-Fry
|1 lb. beef round tip steaks, cut 1/8-
to 1/4-inch thick
1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen stir-fry vegetable mixture
2 tsp. cornstarch dissolved in 1/3 cup water
Hot cooked rice (optional)
1/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts (optional)
3 Tbsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. dark sesame oil
Combine marinade ingredients in medium
bowl. Remove and reserve 2 Tbsp. Stack beef steaks; cut
lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1-inch wide strips.
Add beef to remaining marinade; toss. Heat large nonstick
skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef;
stir-fry 1 minute or until outside surface of beef is no
longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove. Repeat with remaining
beef. Combine vegetables and 1/4 cup water in same skillet;
cook over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until most
of water is evaporated and vegetables are hot, stirring
occasionally. Combine cornstarch mixture and reserved marinade.
Add to vegetables; cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened
and bubbly. Add beef; heat through. Serve over rice. Sprinkle
with walnuts. Makes 4 servings.