Summer Squash Stir-Fry with Beef

August 3, 2017

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Serves: 4

Ingredients

Stir-Fry

  • 1 pound grass-fed sirloin steak, sliced thin
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 yellow summer squash, cut in half lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 red or orange bell pepper, sliced
  • Sesame oil
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • 3 scallions, sliced, for garnish

Sauce

  • 1 cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons real maple syrup
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Beef BOU cube
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Place the steak, onion, squash and pepper into a large bowl. Toss well with tongs.
  2. In a small pot, combine all sauce ingredients, Heat gently over low heat while whisking, until BOU is completely dissolved. Pour sauce into liquid measuring cup. Set aside.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Add 1/4 of the stir fry mixture along with a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes.
  4. Briefly stir the sauce to distribute the garlic, then add 1/4 of the sauce to the wok. Continue cooking and stirring for 2 more minutes.
  5. Remove stir-fry from pan. Repeat steps 4-6 three more times.
  6. Garnish with scallions and serve.

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