Dinner

By Marcus Samuelsson | February 26, 2013

As part of the My Plate dietary guidelines, I demo’d this dish with the First Lady on Good Morning America. Adding some ginger and garlic give this Asian-inspired dish rounded flavors, and broccolini is a great alternative to regular broccoli. Of course should you not prefer either, any vegetable or mix of vegetables will do great.

 

My Plate Inspired: Beef Stir Fry with Broccolini Recipe

Servings: 6
Calories: 275 per serving
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

Beef Stir Fry
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic , chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 pounds flank steak, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 red onion , thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 tomatoes , chopped
  • 2 tbsp light sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
Broccolini
  • 2 cups chopped broccolini (1 bunch)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion , sliced
  • 1 2-inch piece ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 garlic cloves , chopped
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 2 Anaheim chilies , chopped with seeds and ribs removed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 scallions , chopped
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Directions

For the Stir Fry:

1. Combine the orange juice, sesame oil and garlic. Add the flank steak, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes and up to 2 hours.

2. Strain the marinade from the steak, reserving 2 tablespoons of the marinade and discarding the rest. Mix together the reserved marinade with 1 teaspoon cornstarch. Set
aside.

3. Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a wok or a large sauté pan over high heat. Add the onion and curry powder and sauté until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the flank steak and sauté until browned, about 5 minutes. Add the marinade mixture, tomatoes and soy sauce; bring to a boil and cook until sauce thickens, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and add the parsley and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper.

For the Broccolini:

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the broccolini and simmer for 1 minute, then drain and rinse with cold water.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the onions and sauté until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the ginger, garlic, sesame seeds, curry powder and tomato paste and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the broccolini, chilies, soy sauce, lime juice, sesame oil, vinegar and scallions and stir until the broccolini is heated through, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

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