• (3 large) navel oranges
  • (1 bunch) green onions, white parts thinly sliced, green parts cut into 1 in. pieces
  • (3 Tbsp.) sugar
  • (2 Tbsp.) cornstarch
  • (3 Tbsp.) reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • (3 cloves) garlic, minced
  • (1 Tbsp.) fresh gingerroot, minced
  • (1 1/2 lb.) beef sirloin steak, cut into 1/2 in. cubes
  • (1 Tbsp.) canola oil
  • (3 cups) hot cooked rice



Orange Beef Stir-Fry

Beef sirloin steak stir-fried in a soy orange sauce and served over tender rice with fresh orange strips and green onions.

Preparation Time

About 20 minutes

Cook Time

About 20 minutes


  1. 1Zest 2 of the oranges, set aside. Use a potato peeler or pairing knife to cut thin strips off the third orange peel, set aside.
  2. 2Juice all oranges into a small bowl. Whisk in sugar and cornstarch. Add soy sauce, garlic, ginger, orange zest and thinly sliced green onions.
  3. 3Spray a large, nonstick skillet or work over medium-high heat. Add oil. When hot, add beef and stir-fry until browned. Stir sauce, pour over beef. Bring to a boil, stir-fry another 2 minutes.
  4. 4Serve over rice with orange strips and green onions on top.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2/3 cup beef mixture, 1/2 cup rice

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 351
  • Total Fat 8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 44 g
  • Protein 25 g
  • Cholesterol 64 mg
  • Sodium 352 mg
  • Fiber 3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Entrées with Red Meat

Recipe Ethnicity: Asian

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Red Meat

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.