Ginger Beef & Snow Pea Stir-Fry with White Rice & Sesame Seeds
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Ginger Beef & Snow Pea Stir-Fry

with White Rice & Sesame Seeds

25 MIN
4 Servings
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  • with Ground Beef
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    A dynamic sauce featuring candied ginger, spicy sambal, hoisin sauce, and more deliciously brings together contrasting textures of tender beef and crisp snow peas. The fluffy white rice served underneath is perfect for soaking up every flavorful bite.
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    Ginger Beef & Snow Pea Stir-Fry with White Rice & Sesame Seeds
    Title
    • 18 oz Ground Beef
    • 1 cup Long Grain White Rice
    • ½ lb Snow Peas
    • 2 Scallions
    • ¼ cup Candied Ginger
    • 4 Tbsps Soy Glaze
    • ¼ cup Hoisin Sauce
    • 2 Tbsps Sambal Oelek
    • 2 Tbsps Vegetarian Ponzu Sauce
    • 1 tsp Black & White Sesame Seeds
    Cook the rice
    1 Cook the rice

    Carefully rinse the rice (sifting through for any impurities). Drain thoroughly. In a medium pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 2 cups of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 13 to 15 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork.

    Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
    2 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce

    Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. In a bowl, combine the ponzu sauce, hoisin sauce, candied ginger, soy glaze, 1/4 cup of water, and as much of the sambal oelek as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. If desired, remove the tough strings from the snow peas.

    Start the stir-fry
    3 Start the stir-fry

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the beef. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Carefully drain off and discard any excess oil.

    Finish the stir-fry & serve your dish
    4 Finish the stir-fry & serve your dish

    To the pan, add the sliced white bottoms of the scallions and snow peas. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes, or until the vegetables are softened and the beef is cooked through. Add the sauce (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring constantly, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until thoroughly combined. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked rice topped with the finished stir-fry (including any sauce from the pan). Garnish with the sesame seeds and sliced green tops of the scallions. Enjoy!

    Tips from Home Chefs

    Cook the rice
    1 Cook the rice

    Carefully rinse the rice (sifting through for any impurities). Drain thoroughly. In a medium pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 2 cups of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 13 to 15 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork.

    2 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce

    Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. In a bowl, combine the ponzu sauce, hoisin sauce, candied ginger, soy glaze, 1/4 cup of water, and as much of the sambal oelek as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. If desired, remove the tough strings from the snow peas.

    Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
    Start the stir-fry
    3 Start the stir-fry

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the beef. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Carefully drain off and discard any excess oil.

    4 Finish the stir-fry & serve your dish

    To the pan, add the sliced white bottoms of the scallions and snow peas. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes, or until the vegetables are softened and the beef is cooked through. Add the sauce (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring constantly, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until thoroughly combined. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked rice topped with the finished stir-fry (including any sauce from the pan). Garnish with the sesame seeds and sliced green tops of the scallions. Enjoy!

    Finish the stir-fry & serve your dish
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