Thursday, July 8, 2010

Steak and Noodles Stir Fry

In the mood for Asian food? No need to run over to PF Changs when you can be your own specialty chef!

1/2 cup of soy sauce
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of cornstarch
1 tablespoon of firmly packed dark brown sugar
1 clove of garlic
1 teaspoon of black pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 pounds of sirloin steak, sliced 1/4 inch thin
1 medium yellow onion
2 heads of broccoli, chopped
1 zucchini, sliced into thin slices
1 package of lo-mien noodles

Kitchen Essentials:
Small bowl
Measuring cups and spoons
Large non-stick skillet or wok
Wooden spoon or spatula
Cutting board

Chop the zucchini, onion, garlic, steak and broccoli before you start to cook.

Combine soy sauce, lemon juice, cornstarch, sugar, garlic and pepper in a small bowl. Boil a large pot of water and salt and add the noodles. Cook them according to the packet instructions.

Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and add onions, then add the garlic. Cook for about two minutes. Add the bite-sized pieces of steak and cook for an about five minutes. Add the broccoli, zucchini and soy sauce mixture. Bring to a boil and continue to stir until sauce thickens, this shoudl take a couple minutes.

Drain the noodles and toss them into the skillet or wok. Toss until the noodles are evenly coated with the sauce. Serve and sprinkle sesame seeds over the dish for extra pizazz!

1 comment:

  1. That top picture looks especially good. I want to eat some now, and it's only 9am.

    Ever try with tofu?


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