Oriental Beef and Couscous

Recipe by Mirj2338
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook couscous according to package directions on the range top, except omit margarine or butter and salt.
  • For sauce, stir together preserves, soy sauce, gingerroot, and crushed red pepper; set aside.
  • thinly slice steak on the bias into bite-size strips.
  • Place beef strips in a 1 1/2 quart casserole.
  • Cover and micro-cook on 100% power (high) for 5 or 6 minutes.
  • (low-wattage ovens: 8-9 minutes) or till meat is tender, stirring after 3 minutes.
  • Remove meat and discard juices.
  • In the casserole place mushrooms, green and red pepper strips, and green onions.
  • Pour sauce mixture over the vegetables.
  • Toss gently till mixed.
  • Cover and micro-cook on high for 4-5 minutes (low wattage ovens: 7-8 minutes) or till pepper strips are crisp-tender, stirring after every minute.
  • Stir together vinegar and cornstarch, then add mixture to casserole.
  • Stir in meat.
  • Micro-cook, uncovered, on high for 3-4 minutes (low wattage ovens: 5-6 minutes) or till mixture is thick and bubbly, stirring after every minute.
  • Serve with cooked couscous or rice.
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