Super Fast Spicy Orange Beef

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by LMillerRN

A side of sliced cucumbers dressed with rice vinegar and a pinch of sugar would offer a good balance for this fiery entrée. From Cooking Light.

Top Review by MelvinsWifey

I made this last night after I bought the Cooking Light Superfast weeknight magazine! This is a really good dish, I only rate it a 4 because the beef still comes out a little chewy! Next time I'll try and find a more tender cut. Also the directions only have you cooking the meat about a total of 4 minutes, but I cooked mine almost 10 because I still saw some pink after 5 minutes. It has a really good orange flavor and I even added more sesame oil to the liquid mixture, as well as in the pan for frying. I will use more green onions next time too, and possibly add some broccoli!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  2. Combine rice and salt, tossing well.
  3. Combine garlic, pepper, and beef, tossing well.
  4. Combine rind, juice, cornstarch, and soy sauce, stirring with a whisk.
  5. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Add beef mixture and onions; sauté 2 minutes. Add juice mixture; cook 2 minutes or until sauce thickens, stirring frequently.
  7. Serve beef mixture over rice.

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