Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 10 mins

Taken from a Pillsbury cookbook, serve this over rice. The recipe can be doubled and all ingredients can be adjusted to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, toast the coconut over medium heat, until golden and crisp; set aside.
  2. Brown ground beef and garlic in the same skillet; drain well.
  3. Add salt, pepper lemon juice and soy sauce.
  4. In a small bowl combine the cornstarch with reserved pineapple and mandarin orange liquids; stir well until smooth then add to ground beef and cook over medium heat for 5 mins, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened.
  5. Stir in the pineapple and mandarin oranges; cook 2-3 mins, or until thoroughly heated.
  6. Serve over noodles or rice, and sprinkle with more toasted coconut and cashew nuts.


Most Helpful

This was so good. I used chicken breasts instead of beef, otherwise I followed the recipe. My husband had seconds. He said it is definitely a keeper. Thanks.

jmugaas March 08, 2009

I liked this recipe and my boyfriend has asked for it a couple of times. I'll take any excuse I can find to combine garlic, coconut, cashews, pineapple and mandarin oranges in one dish. Yum!

Katie Lou Who February 25, 2007

This was so yummy! I used stewing beef instead of ground beef, and I didn't have the nuts. It's so nice to have something really different for beef! I think this would also be delicious made with chicken.

Quilting Shelby September 28, 2006

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