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Spicy Orange Beef Lettuce Packets

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  Beef boneless steak/Boneless top sirloin steak cut 0.75 inch thick / flank steak 1 Pound
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shredded carrot 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Thinly sliced green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boston lettuce head 2
  Frozen orange juice concentrate 2 Tablespoon, Defrosted
  Hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Rice wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon

Trim fat from beef steak.
Cut steak lengthwise in half and then crosswise into 1/8 inch thick strips.
In medium bowl, combine beef and 2 tsps.cornstarch; toss to coat.
Set aside.
In small bowl, combine sauce ingredients; set aside.
In large nonstick skillet, heat oil and red pepper over medium high heat until hot.
Add beef (1/2 at a time) and stir fry 1- 2 minutes or until outside surface is no longer pink.(Do not overcook.)
Add sauce, carrot and green onions; cook and stir until sauce is thickened and bubbly.
To assemble, spoon small amount of beef mixture in center of each lettuce leaf and fold over to close.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 245 Calories from Fat 82

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.4%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 51.1 mg17%

Sodium 1185 mg49.4%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.2%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 25 g49.4%

Vitamin A 187.4% Vitamin C 15.5%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 15.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spicy Orange Beef Lettuce Packets Recipe