156363_714191101938401_600240669_nRice a natural to serve with a stir fries. If you pla to serve it with this one, start cooking it before you do anything else.

Makes 4 servings (5 cups)


1/4 cup dry sherry

1/4 cup low-sdium beef broth

2 tbsp low- sodium soy sauce

1 tbsp rice vinegar

1 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp cornstarch

1/4 tsp toasted sesame oil

10 oz. beef tenderloin,thinly sliced


3 tbsp peanut oil divided

1/4 cup minced fresh ginger

3 tbsp minced fresh garlic

1 tbsp red pepper flakes

2 cups stemmed shiitake mushrooms,torn if large

2 tbsp sesame seeds,toasted


Whisk together sherry,broth,soy sauce,vinegar,sugar,cornstarch, and sesame oil. Add tenderloin to the marinade.


1609808_714191098605068_958984286_nHeat 2 tbsp oil in a saute pan over high heat. Add tenderloin(reserve marinade) and stir fry briefly, 1 minute per side; transfer to a plate. Add ginger, garlic, and pepper flakes to pan and stir fry 10-15 seconds.




Add remaining 1 tbsp peanut oil to pan. Stir in mushrooms and onions, stir frying 3-4 minutes. Add reserved marinade and the beef to the pan. Stir vigorously to heat meat and thicken sauce, no more than 2 minutes. Garnish stir fry with sesame seeds.

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