These were SO good. Mmm, mmm. And I love that it’s a freezer recipe, too!!! 🙂 We didn’t have peanut sauce, but I think I’ll buy a bottle next time and see how it goes (or maybe, if I’m feeling ambitious, try the peanut sauce from the chinese pork dumpling recipe). You must try this one.
This recipe is from one of my cookbooks, “Don’t Panic, Dinner’s in the Freezer.”
1 1/2 lbs boneless beef top sirloin steaks
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 cup green onion, thinly sliced
8 ounces water chestnuts, drained and diced 2 heads green leaf lettuce
3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon cornstarch
peanut sauce (optional)
Heat oil in a large wok or skillet. Add red pepper flakes. Add half of the beef and stir fry until brown on all sides, about 1-2 minutes. DO NOT OVERCOOK. Remove from wok and set aside. Stir fry remaining half of beef. Return first half of beef to wok and add orange sauce, green onions and water chestnuts. Cook until sauce is thick and bubbly.
To Serve immediately: Place a small amount of beef mixture on a lettuce leaf. Top with garnishes of choice. Fold sides in and enjoy.
To Freeze: Remove from heat and allow to cool. Freeze in a large ziploc bag.
To serve: Thaw in fridge. Reheat in a skillet on low until just warmed through – DO NOT OVERCOOK or the meat will be tough. Place a small amount of mixture on a lettuce leaf, add garnishes of choice, roll up and eat!