Orange Beef Stir Fry

Marian also prepared another stir fry dish for the South Arm Cooking Club for Seniors. It is an Orange Beef Stir Fry.


This citrus beef stir fry is also another west meets east recipe. The use of oranges in stir fry is not very Chinesey.


  • 2 cups slice flank steak
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • orange segments from 2 oranges
  • 2 green onions, cut into 1-inch length
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • sesame seeds (optional)


  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons ginger powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoons ground pepper


Source: Marian

Serves 4


Orange-Beef-Stir-Fry-3Prepare a marinate of orange juice, soy sauce, garlic powder, ginger powder and ground pepper.
Orange-Beef-Stir-Fry-6Marinate the beef in the marinates for 10 to 15 minutes.
Orange-Beef-Stir-Fry-5Marian demonstrated on how to cut out the orange segments.Buy large orange for this purpose.

First cut off the top and bottom of the oranges. always make sure the orange is sit on a flat bottom so that it will not roll when you cut into it.

Then carve around the orange to remove the peel, trimming off all white pith.

Make V cuts in between the membranes.

The membranes will be tough to chew.


Orange-Beef-Stir-Fry-7Heat a frying pan with the sesame oil.

Use a pair of chopsticks to pick up the beef from the marinates and add to the pan, reserving the marinates.

Saute the beef until brown.

Do in batches Make sure not to overcook the beef.

Orange-Beef-Stir-Fry-9Remove the beef from the pan and set aside.

Dust with some cornstarch.

Orange-Beef-Stir-Fry-8Add the vegetables to the pan and stir fry for a minute.
Orange-Beef-Stir-Fry-10Return the beef to the pan and the remaining of the marinades.Cook until the beef is tender. Reduce heat.
Orange-Beef-Stir-Fry-11Add in the orange segments and stir to mix.Serve in a dish and garnish with sesame seeds if desired.

Serve warm with steamed rice.

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