Chinese Beef Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Flank steak2 Pound
 Salad oil1 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Soy sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Noncaloric liquid sweetener3 Drop
 Green peppers2 Large
 Tomatoes2 Medium, quartered
 Canned bean sprouts1 Pound, drained (1 Can)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 481 Calories from Fat 157

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25%

Saturated Fat 5.3 g26.5%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 60 mg20%

Sodium 1736.7 mg72.4%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 52 g103.7%

Vitamin A 17.4% Vitamin C 159.3%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 21.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Slice beef, across grain, into thin strips.
2. In hot oil in large, heavy skillet, over high heat, saute beef with garlic, salt, pepper, and ginger until browned all over—5 minutes.
3. Add soy sauce and sweetener; cook, covered, 5 minutes.
4. Remove seeds and ribs from peppers. Cut peppers into 1-inch strips; add, with tomatoes and bean sprouts, to beef.
5. Bring to boiling; cook, covered and over high heat, 5 minutes.
6. Meanwhile, make a smooth paste of cornstarch and 1/4 cup water. Stir into beef mixture; bring to boiling, stirring.
7. Serve on fluffy white rice.