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

Asian style Sweet-and-Sour Beef with Cashews.

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

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 164.5
Total Carbs 10.6 g
Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
Sugars 5.2 g
Total Fat 8.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Potassium 210.0 mg
Protein 14.2 g
Sodium 267.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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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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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  tomato sauce
1 tbsp  soy flour
1 tbsp  red wine
12 oz  extra lean beef tenderloin
1 tbsp  peanut oil
1 each  medium onions
0 1/4 each  scallions
1 each  large garlic cloves
2 tsp  fresh ginger root
0 1/2 lb  snow peas
0.3333 cup  unsalted cashews
  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 non-stick 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 pineapple (for variation), 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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