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Sweet-and-Sour Beef
Source: Enlitened Kosher Cooking by Nechama Cohen

Fried beef coated with a tomato/soy glaze.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 166.9
Total Carbs 11.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
Sugars 5.3 g
Total Fat 8.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Potassium 215.9 mg
Protein 14.3 g
Sodium 227.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Sauce Mixture
1 tbsp  soy flour
0.3333 cup  cold water
1 tbsp  sweetener (sugar substitute)
0.125 cup  cider vinegar
3 tbsp  low sodium soy sauce
3 tbsp  no-salt tomato sauce

Meat Mixture
1 tbsp  soy flour
1 tbsp  red wine
12 oz  extra lean beef tenderloin

Frying Ingredients
1 tbsp  peanut oil
1 each  medium onions
0 1/4 cup  chopped scallions
1 each  large garlic cloves
2 tsp  fresh ginger root
0 1/2 lb  snow peas
0.3333 cup  unsalted cashews
Sauce Mixture
  1. For sauce mixture, combine 1 tablespoon of soy flour with water, sugar substitute, vinegar, soy sauce, and tomato sauce. Stir with a whisk and set aside.
  2. For meat mixture, combine 1 tablespoon soy flour with sherry or wine and beef, mixing well. Set it aside.
  3. Heat peanut oil in a wok or large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brown onions and scallions.
  4. Add garlic and ginger. Stir until this mixture starts to turn golden.
  5. Add beef mixture and continue stir-frying for 3 minutes.
  6. Add sauce mixture and stir-fry for an additional minute. Add snow peas, and continue stir-frying for 3 minutes or until snow peas are tender-crisp.
  7. Top with cashews, stir, and serve.

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