Stir Fried Beef And Spinach Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Boneless round beef steak1 1⁄4 Pound, trimmed of fat
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Five spice powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cold water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch2 Teaspoon
 Instant beef bouillon granules1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cooking oil1 Tablespoon
 Grated ginger root1 Teaspoon
 Small spinach leaves8 Ounce (Fresh)
 Sliced water chestnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1082 Calories from Fat 416

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.6%

Saturated Fat 13.6 g68%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 346 mg

Sodium 2548.5 mg106.2%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.2%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 131 g261.2%

Vitamin A 293.4% Vitamin C 108%

Calcium 25.3% Iron 116.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Partially freeze beef; slice thinly into bite-size strips, Combine beef, soy sauce, and Five Spice Powder; let stand at room temperature 15 minutes.
In small bowl blend 1/4 cup cold water into cornstarch; add bouillon granules and set aside.
Preheat wok or large skillet over high heat; add oil.
Stir-fry gingerroot in hot oil 30 seconds.
Add half the beef to hot wok; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or till browned.
Remove beef.
Stir-fry remaining beef 2 to 3 minutes.
Return all beef to wok.
Stir cornstarch mixture; stir into beef.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Stir in spinach and water chestnuts; cook, covered, 1 to 2 minutes.