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Peanut Ginger Beef Stir Fry

PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
45 min
30 min
15 min
If you don't have fish sauce on hand, substitute it with half a tablespoon extra soy sauce.


Low sodium soy sauce

3 tbsp(s)

Fish sauce

1 tbsp(s)

Fresh lime juice

1½ tbsp(s), or juice from 1 lime

Chili sauce

1 tsp(s)

Unpacked brown sugar

2 tsp(s)

Reduced sodium peanut butter

1 tbsp(s), crunchy, unsalted


1 cup(s)


1 tbsp(s)

Canola oil

2 tsp(s)

Garlic clove(s)

3 clove(s), large, minced

Ginger root

2 tbsp(s), minced

Uncooked lean beef round

12 oz, boneless, trimmed of fat, cut into thin strips

Uncooked onion(s)

1 large, chopped

Sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, chopped

Uncooked broccoli

2 cup(s), florettes


2 tbsp(s), chopped

Fresh basil

2 tbsp(s), chopped


2 tsp(s)

Uncooked bean sprouts

1 cup(s)


  1. Whisk together soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice, chili sauce, brown sugar, peanut butter and water until smooth. Separately, mix cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water; set aside.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Cook garlic and ginger until browned, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes. Remove garlic and ginger from skillet and set aside.
  3. Add beef and cook until no longer pink, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  4. Add onion and pepper; cook until onions just start to brown, about 2 minutes. Add broccoli and cook 2 minutes more.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and add sauce and garlic mixture. Cook until broccoli is crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes more.
  6. Add beef, cilantro, basil, bean sprouts and cornstarch mixture. Cook until sauce thickens slightly, about 1 minute more. Serve.