Spicy Broccoli Beef Stir Fry
8 ounces uncooked vermicelli
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
3/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes -- (or 1/4 t.)
3/4 pound boneless beef sirloin steak -- thinly sliced
1 medium onion -- cut into 16 wedges
1 clove garlic
3 cups fresh broccoli florets -- (about 6 ounces)
1 small red bell pepper -- cut into thin strips -- (about 1 cup)
Cook vermicelli to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep
Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; mix
until well blended. Set aside.
Spray large nonstick skillet or wok with nonstick cooking
spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot.
Add beef, onion and garlic; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or
until beef is no longer pink and onion is crisp-tender. Add broccoli and bell
pepper. Cover; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender,
Add sauce; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbly and
Serve beef mixture over vermicelli.
Servings: 4 - 7 pt. per serving
Nutritional analysis per serving, per recipe: 380 calories; 5 g. fat; 4 g.
fiber; 45 mg. cholesterol; 570 mg. sodium