Warm Asian-style Steak Salad

Experience Asian flavours at home with little effort and time. Top sirloin is a lean cut of beef and turns this salad into a satisfying meal.

Yields4 ServingsDifficultyIntermediatePrep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins
Ingredients
Sauce
 1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange zest
 ¼ cup (60 mL) orange juice
 2 tbsp (30 mL) EACH sodium reduced soy sauce and rice vinegar
 1 tbsp (15 mL) EACH minced gingerroot and liquid honey
 2 tsp (10 mL) cornstarch
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tsp (5 mL) EACH sesame oil and Asian chili sauce
Beef
 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
 1 lb (500 g) Beef Top Sirloin Grilling Steak, sliced into thin strips
 1 cup (250 mL) sliced mushrooms
 ½ cup (125 mL) EACH julienned carrot, thinly sliced sweet red or yellow pepper and red onion
 Hot pepper flakes (optional)
 Salad greens
 Orange slices
 Fresh cilantro leaves
Method
1

1. Sauce: Whisk together orange zest, orange juice, soy sauce, vinegar, gingerroot, honey, cornstarch, garlic, sesame oil and chili sauce in small bowl; set aside.

2

2. Beef: Pat beef strips dry with paper towel. Heat oil in large skillet or wok over high heat. Stir-fry beef for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned but still pink inside; transfer to a bowl. Add mushrooms, carrot, peppers, onion and 4 tsp (20 mL) water to pan and bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and cook for 2 minutes or until tender-crisp.

3

3. Return beef and any juices to pan. Stir in reserved sauce and return to boil; cook, stirring for 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened. Sprinkle with hot pepper flakes (if using). Toss with individual servings of greens and garnish with oranges and cilantro leaves.

Tip
4

For best browning and flavour, pat steaks dry with paper towels before stir-frying
Nutrition

Nutrition
5

Per 1 cooked portion: about 260 Calories, 26g Protein, 9g Fat, 19g Carbohydrate, 330mg Sodium
Excellent Source of: Vitamin C, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Pantothenate, Zinc, Selenium
Good Source of: Iron, Choline, Phosphorus
Source of: Potassium, Folate, Magnesium
Contains: Fibre
2.5g Saturated Fat, 0.1g Trans Fat, 2g Polyunsaturated Fat, 5g Monounsaturated Fat
Shopping List
6

2 oranges
Fresh gingerroot
Garlic
Salad greens
Fresh cilantro leaves
Mushrooms
Carrot
Sweet red or yellow pepper
Red onion
1 lb (500 g) Beef Top Sirloin Grilling Steak
Canola oil
Sesame oil
Sodium-reduced soy sauce
Rice vinegar
Liquid honey
Asian chili sauce
Cornstarch
Hot pepper flakes (optional)

Ingredients

Ingredients
Sauce
 1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange zest
 ¼ cup (60 mL) orange juice
 2 tbsp (30 mL) EACH sodium reduced soy sauce and rice vinegar
 1 tbsp (15 mL) EACH minced gingerroot and liquid honey
 2 tsp (10 mL) cornstarch
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tsp (5 mL) EACH sesame oil and Asian chili sauce
Beef
 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
 1 lb (500 g) Beef Top Sirloin Grilling Steak, sliced into thin strips
 1 cup (250 mL) sliced mushrooms
 ½ cup (125 mL) EACH julienned carrot, thinly sliced sweet red or yellow pepper and red onion
 Hot pepper flakes (optional)
 Salad greens
 Orange slices
 Fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

Method
1

1. Sauce: Whisk together orange zest, orange juice, soy sauce, vinegar, gingerroot, honey, cornstarch, garlic, sesame oil and chili sauce in small bowl; set aside.

2

2. Beef: Pat beef strips dry with paper towel. Heat oil in large skillet or wok over high heat. Stir-fry beef for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned but still pink inside; transfer to a bowl. Add mushrooms, carrot, peppers, onion and 4 tsp (20 mL) water to pan and bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and cook for 2 minutes or until tender-crisp.

3

3. Return beef and any juices to pan. Stir in reserved sauce and return to boil; cook, stirring for 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened. Sprinkle with hot pepper flakes (if using). Toss with individual servings of greens and garnish with oranges and cilantro leaves.

Tip
4

For best browning and flavour, pat steaks dry with paper towels before stir-frying
Nutrition

Nutrition
5

Per 1 cooked portion: about 260 Calories, 26g Protein, 9g Fat, 19g Carbohydrate, 330mg Sodium
Excellent Source of: Vitamin C, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Pantothenate, Zinc, Selenium
Good Source of: Iron, Choline, Phosphorus
Source of: Potassium, Folate, Magnesium
Contains: Fibre
2.5g Saturated Fat, 0.1g Trans Fat, 2g Polyunsaturated Fat, 5g Monounsaturated Fat
Shopping List
6

2 oranges
Fresh gingerroot
Garlic
Salad greens
Fresh cilantro leaves
Mushrooms
Carrot
Sweet red or yellow pepper
Red onion
1 lb (500 g) Beef Top Sirloin Grilling Steak
Canola oil
Sesame oil
Sodium-reduced soy sauce
Rice vinegar
Liquid honey
Asian chili sauce
Cornstarch
Hot pepper flakes (optional)

Warm Asian-style Steak Salad