Basil Lime Beef Stir Fry

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Quick Facts

Servings: 5
Prep Time: 25 min.
Cook Time: 40 min.
Total: 1 hr. 5 min.
Angie McGowan
This wins the prize for the easiest, tastiest, and fastest stir fry.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white rice
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 2 lbs top sirloin, cut into thin strips
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 lime, zest and juice
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh snow peas (or frozen snow peas, defrosted)
  • 1 large bunch fresh basil
  • 1 lime, sliced (garnish)

Directions

  • Bring water to boil in a pot for rice and cook rice according to package directions. Set aside.
  • Add oil to wok or large skillet and preheat.
  • Salt and pepper sirloin strips. Add to hot wok. Add lime zest and juice. Cook sirloin over high heat until it is no longer pink.
  • Add snow peas and cook for just a little while longer. Snow peas will deepen in color a bit. Don't overcook.
  • Remove wok from heat and add fresh basil. Stir until basil is just wilted.
  • Serve over hot rice and garnish with lime slices.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 724
  Calories from Fat 281 (39%)
(47%)Total Fat 31g
(56%)Saturated Fat 11g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
(41%)Cholesterol 122mg
(6%)Sodium 155mg
(21%)Potassium 737mg
Total Carbohydrate 68g
(15%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(82%)Protein 41g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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