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Beef with cashews

HINT: This recipe can also be served with 375 g pasta spirals, cooked until al dente, instead of rice

2 cups long-grain or jasmine rice
spray canola or olive oil
500 g lean beef, cut into thin strips
1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
1 teaspoon minced ginger
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 red capsicum, cut into thin strips
250 g snow peas, halved
400 g can baby corn
200 g broccoli, cut into florets
2-3 tablespoons kecap manis or soy sauce
125 ml (½ cup) orange juice
100 g roasted cashew nuts

Cook the rice in a large saucepan of boiling water for 12 minutes or until tender.  Drain well.  Spray a nonstick wok or frying pan with oil and heat.  Stirfry the meat in batches over high heat for 3-4 minutes or until well browned and tender.  Remove from the pan.  Reheat the wok, add the onion, ginger and garlic and stirfry for 2 minutes or until soft.  Add the remaining vegetables and stirfry for about 3 minutes or until tender but still crisp.  Add the kecap manis or soy sauce and juice and stir through.  Return beef to the pan and stir for 1 minute or until heated through.  Mix in the nuts and serve immediately over the rice.


ANALYSIS per serve 
Energy kJ (Cal)
2795 (668)
1863 (445)
Carbohydrate (g)
Protein (g)
Fat (g)
Iron, Vitamin C, Zinc

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4-6

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