Easy Orange and Soy Beef Over Rice
Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Asian-Inspired
Serves: 4 servings
This Asian-style orange and soy beef comes to the rescue on a busy night as it can be made in 30 minutes and is a filling dish for hungry eaters. adapted from America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook
  • 2 tsp grated orange zest, plus ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 TB Asian rice vinegar
  • 3 TB soy sauce
  • 2 tsp Sriracha
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1½ lb flank steak, trimmed and sliced thinly across the grain
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 stalks scallions, thinly sliced
  1. In a bowl, whisk together the orange zest, orange juice, brown sugar, rice vinegar, soy sauce, Sriracha, ginger, garlic powder, and cornstarch. Whisk until cornstarch is fully dissolved, with no white lumps left.
  2. In a large nonstick pan, heat oil over high heat until smoking. Add beef and kosher salt and cook, stirring to break up the meat. Cook and stir until beef is evenly browned and cooked through, 2 minutes. Transfer cooked beef to a bowl and cover to keep warm.
  3. In now-empty pan, add the orange sauce mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, 30 seconds. Return the cooked beef back to pan, along with any accumulated juices. Toss to coat beef. Serve immediately over cooked rice. Sprinkle with scallions for garnish.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/easy-orange-and-soy-beef-over-rice/