Sweet Tangerine Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry

Kids Can: Gather and measure ingredients; mix the sauce. Older kids can help slice, with supervision.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds beef, sliced thin
  • 1 bunch scallions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped fine
  • 1 sweet red bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 Florida tangerine, zested and juiced, separated
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon light low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons natural sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2  Florida tangerines, peeled and sectioned
  • Cooked brown rice

Preparation

  • In medium sized mixing bowl, combine beef, scallions, ginger, bell peppers, tangerine zest and cornstarch. Mix ingredients well to coat.
  •  Preheat a large sauté pan over medium high heat.
  •  In small mixing bowl combine tangerine juice, soy sauce and sugar. Stir ingredients until sugar is dissolved.
  •  Add vegetable oil to preheated sauté pan. Carefully add beef mixture to pan. Cook while stirring constantly until the beef is browned and slightly crispy.
  •  Add soy sauce mixture and cook until sauce is thickened.
  •  Toss in fresh tangerine segments and serve over brown rice.

Yield 4 Servings

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