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Spicy Beef in Lettuce Cups

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Category: Beef, Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 lb Beef top round steak
  • 1/3 c Orange juice
  • 2 tb Hoisin sauce
  • 2 tb Reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tb Rice vinegar
  • 1 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 ts Vegetable oil
  • 1 tb Grated; peeled gingerroot
  • 1/4 ts Crushed red pepper
  • 8 oz Shredded cabbage; for
  • -coleslaw (one bag)
  • 5 oz Carrots; (1 3/4 cups
  • -shredded)
  • 3 Green onions; cut in 1/4"
  • -pieces
  • 4 md Boston lettuce leaves


1. With sharp knife, trim all fat from round steak. Cut round steak
lengthwise in half, then cut each half crosswise into 1/8-inch-thick

2. In small bowl, combine orange juice, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, vinegar,
and cornstarch.

3. In nonstick 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, heat vegetable oil.
Add ginger and crushed red pepper and cook 20 seconds; add beef and cook 2
minutes or until beef just loses its pink color. Transfer beef to bowl;
keep warm. Add orange-juice mixture, cabbage, carrots, and half the green
onions to skillet and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens
slightly, about 1 minute. Return beef to skillet; heat through.

4. Spoon beef mixture into the lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with remaining
green onions.

Each serving: About 185 calories, 22 g protein, 15 g carbohydrate, 5 g
total fat (1 g saturated), 49 mg cholesterol, 535 mg sodium.

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