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Recipe: apricot teriyaki beef stir-fry

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apricot teriyaki beef stir-fry

The perfect end to a busy day. This simple and easy stir fry features Asian-inspired Flank Steak with apricot preserves, teriyaki sauce, ginger and sugar snap peas.


  • 1 pound beef Flank Steak
  • 1/2 cup Teriyaki Sauce (47% less sodium)
  • 1/4 cup Apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch, divided
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 8 ounces (1 package) frozen sugar snap peas, thawed
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice


  1. Combine teriyaki sauce, apricot preserves and 1 teaspoon cornstarch in a blender container. Blend 30 seconds until smooth; set aside.
  2. Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/4-inch thick strips.
  3. Whisk egg white, remaining cornstarch and ginger in large bowl until smooth. Add beef; toss to coat.
  4. Heat 1-1/2 teaspoons butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink (do not over cook). Remove from skillet. Repeat with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter and remaining beef. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  5. In same skillet, stir-fry sugar snap peas 2 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Return beef to skillet. Carefully stir in apricot sauce. Cook and stir 1 minute or until heated through. Serve over rice.

© Cattlemen’s Beef Board and American National CattleWomen, Inc.

Nutrition information per serving: 410 calories; 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 74 mg cholesterol; 1451 mg sodium; 48 g carbohydrate; 1.9 g fiber; 30 g protein; 8.4 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 1.4 mcg vitamin B12; 3.7 mg iron; 35.5 mcg selenium; 4.8 mg zinc; 99.9 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.