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Beef Snow Pea Stir Fry

Beef Snow Pea Stir Fry is delicious and quick, ready in just 25 minutes. Lean strips of beef are seared in oil and cooked with snow peas and mushrooms in a delicious ginger, garlic and soy sauce. 

This snow pea mushroom stir-fry recipe makes a great lunch, dinner, or impressive and romantic date night for two.

Snow peas are great for stir-frying. If you would like to learn the difference between snow peas, snap peas, and garden peas click here.

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Snow Pea Stir Fry

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How to make Beef Snow Pea Stir Fry:

Cook the rice according to the package directions.

Slice the beef into think strips against the grain using a filet knife. Click for a filet knife.

beef sliced on a cutting board.

Combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and rice vinegar in a bowl. Whisk well to combine and set aside.

soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and rice vinegar in a bowl.

Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a medium sauce pan. Add the snow peas and boil for 5 minutes.  Drain and set aside.

snow peas cooking in a pan.

Heat a large skillet until hot on medium-high heat. Click for a large non-stick skillet.

Add 1 tablespoon cooking oil to the skillet. Immediately add the sliced mushrooms and cook about 5 minutes turning occasionally, until nicely browned.

sliced mushrooms cooking in a pan.

Sprinkle in salt to taste (not too much) midway through. Remove the mushrooms to a bowl and set aside.

To the same skillet, on medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil. Immediately add the thinly sliced beef. Cook the meat until it browns nicely, stirring often for about 2 – 3 minutes. Do not overcook the meat.

sliced beef cooking in a skillet.

Return the snow peas and cooked mushrooms to the skillet with the beef.

sliced beef, mushrooms and snow peas cooking in a pan.
Beef with Snow Peas and Mushrooms

Add the sauce to the skillet. Stir everything to combine and simmer for about 1 minute or until heated through.

stir fry sauce added to the beef, mushrooms, and snow peas.
Asian Beef with Snow Peas

Serve the beef and snow pea mixture over the rice.

a bowl of Asian Beef Mushrooms and Snow Peas Stir Fry.
Beef and Snow Peas

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Asian Beef Mushrooms and Snow Peas Stir Fry
Yield: Serves 2

Beef Snow Pea Stir Fry

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Beef Snow Pea Stir Fry is delicious and quick, ready in just 25 minutes. Lean strips of beef are seared in oil and cooked with snow peas and mushrooms in a delicious ginger, garlic and soy sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked rice, or 2 cups cooked rice

For the Homemade Asian Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar

For the Beef:

  • 1/2 pound beef, sirloin steak strips, flank steak, or any other steak
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms

Instructions

  1. Slice the beef into strips using a filet knife. Click for a filet knife.
  2. If the rice is uncooked, cook the rice according to the package directions.
  3. Combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and rice vinegar in a bowl. Whisk well to combine and set aside.
  4. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a medium sauce pan. Add the snow peas and boil for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  5. Heat a large skillet until hot on medium-high heat. Click here for a large non-stick skillet.
  6. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to the skillet. Immediately add the sliced mushrooms and cook about 5 minutes turning occasionally, until nicely browned.
  7. Sprinkle in salt to taste (not too much) midway through. Remove the mushrooms to a bowl and set aside.
  8. To the same skillet, on medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Immediately add the thinly sliced beef. Cook the meat until it browns nicely, stirring often for about 2 – 3 minutes. Do not overcook the meat.
  9. Return the snow peas and cooked mushrooms to the skillet with the beef.
  10. Add the sauce to the skillet. Stir everything to combine and simmer for about 1 minute.
  11. Serve over the rice.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 751Saturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 80mgSodium: 1151mgCarbohydrates: 97gFiber: 3gSugar: 18gProtein: 30g

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Julie Cicero

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I made the beef stir fry and it was excellent. I changed up a few things by dredging the meat in cornstarch first, and adding a fat tablespoon of chili garlic sauce to the soy mixture. I'm making it again tonight and adding baby bok choy . Thanks for the inspiration.

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