Orange Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Orange Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Plenty of bright and fresh ingredients in this citrusy stir-fry.

4 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 20 min

350 calories per serving 


1/4 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed   3/4 orange
2 tsp rice vinegar   10 mL
1 tbsp cornstarch   8 g
4 tbsp canola oil   60 mL
1 dried chili peppers, minced   0.4 g
1 tbsp gingerroot, grated   14 g
1 onions, coarsely chopped   200 g
2 yellow or red sweet peppers, cut into strips   400 g
1 cup green/snap beans, cut into pieces   100 g
2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed    
600 g beef strip loin, or rib eye , cut into 1 cm strips    
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
2/3 cup beef broth   170 mL
2 green onions/scallions   30 g

Before you start

You will need a wok or frying pan.

Put the serving dish in the oven at the lowest setting to keep the vegetables warm while the meat cooks.


  1. In a small bowl, mix the orange juice, vinegar, and cornstarch. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the vegetables: Coarsely chop the onion, cut the pepper into strips, cut the green beans into pieces, and mince or press the garlic.
  3. Heat half of the oil in a frying-pan or wok. Add the chili pepper and ginger. Cook 1 min, with stirring. Add the onion, pepper, and green beans. Add a little bit of salt and stir-fry 7 min, until cooked al dente. Add the garlic and stir for 1 min, then put the vegetable mixture on a plate and set aside in the oven.
  4. Add the remaining oil and the meat to the wok. Stir constantly for 5-7 min, until the meat is almost cooked through. Add the vegetables back into the wok then add the broth. Cook 2 more minutes, then stir in the orange mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (280g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




17 g

26 %

Saturated 3.5 g
+ Trans 0.5 g

21 %


65 mg


60 mg

2 %


17 g

6 %


3 g

12 %


7 g


32 g

Vitamin A

50 %

Vitamin C

250 %


4 %


25 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: serving

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Free :
Added Sugar
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Manganese, Omega-3, Vitamin D
Good source of :
Folacin, Magnesium, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2
Excellent source of :
Iron, Niacin, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Beef | Vegetables | Main courses/Entrées | Artery-healthy | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Iron | Kosher | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Source of Omega-3 | Sauté/Stir Fry | Asian

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