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Sesame Steak

Budget-Conscious Main Courses

GMA Recipes Dinner
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Servings:4
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Many American families are looking for ways to save cash. For some, that means cutting down on the grocery bills.

But as "Good Morning America" found, it might be easier than you think to keep some delicious cuts of meat and fish on your list, without breaking the bank.

This recipe is a terrific choice for your main course that won't keep you wondering how you'll pay for your next meal.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbs soy sauce
  • K2 scallions (about 1/4 cup), white and green parts, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbs rice vinegar
  • 1 tbs dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsps ginger, finely grated
  • 1 1/2 tsps toasted sesame oil
  • 1 garlic clove (about 1 tsp), minced
  • 1 pound chuck steak
  • kosher salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 4 tbs vegetable oil
  • 4 cups napa cabbage (about 1 pound), thinly shredded
  • 1/4 pound snow peas, halved diagonally
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Cooking Directions

    Whisk together the soy sauce, scallions, vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, sesame oil and garlic and set aside. Season the steak with salt and pepper on both sides. Cut into pieces, if necessary, in order to fit it all into the skillet.

    Heat 2 tbs of the oil in a large skillet over high heat until hot; add the meat. Sear the steak on both sides, 4 to 6 minutes total for medium-rare (which I, personally, prefer).

    Transfer the meat to a platter, cover loosely with foil, then let rest while you cook the cabbage. Discard the fat in the skillet; heat the remaining 2 tbs oil in the same skillet over high heat until hot. Reduce the heat to medium and add the cabbage and snow peas. Saute for 3 minutes or until the cabbage is crisp-tender. Add the snow peas, red pepper flakes and salt to taste; saute just until peas are hot, about 30 seconds.

    To serve, slice the steak thin, against the grain, at an angle. Add any juices from the platter to the soy sauce mixture and toss the meat with the sauce in the bowl. Arrange a mound of cabbage on four plates; top with the meat and the sauce.

    Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton, "Sara's Secrets for Weeknight Meals"

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: chick steak, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger

    Course: Dinner, Main Course, Salad


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