1 beef top sirloin steak (1-1/2 pounds), cut into 1/4-inch strips
2-1/2 cups sliced fresh shiitake mushrooms
1 medium onion, cut into wedges
3 dried hot chilies
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-3/4 cups fresh snow peas
1 tablespoon grated orange zest
Hot cooked rice
1Place beef in a 4-qt. slow cooker. Add the mushrooms, onion and chilies. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, orange juice, soy sauce, vinegar, cornstarch, ginger, oil and garlic. Pour over meat.
2Cover and cook on high for 5 to 6 hours or until meat is tender, adding snow peas during the last 30 minutes of cooking. Stir in orange zest. Serve with rice.
This recipe contains less then 350 calories per serving.
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 hours
Makes 5 servings
1 cup (calculated without rice): 310 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 554mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.