Good morning! I am injured and I’m not happy about it. I was working out at Barre Bee Fit yesterday and I think I pulled a muscle in my leg. The pain is shooting all the way down my entire leg. I will now be walking with a limp for a wedding I am attending this evening and for NYE.
On a positive note I whipped up some flavorful steak stir fry last night for texas boy and I. As part of his holiday gift I surprised him and took him to the batting cages at Sluggers. It actually wasn’t a surprise because he figured it out very quickly especially after I told him to wear sneakers.
I went in the slow batting cages and I actually hit the ball! We had so much fun. The best part was that it cost only $5 per person for unlimited batting until midnight. I highly recommend it.
Now onto the stir fry!
Flavorful Steak Stir Fry
- 1 package of top sirloin beef tips (cut into 1 inch pieces for stir fry)
- 1/2 package of lipton onion soup
- 1 cup of low sodium soy sauce
- 1 tsp of minced garlic
- 1 lb fresh stir fry vegetables (any kind you like)
- 1 tsp of salt
- 1 tsp of pepper
- 1 tsp of red pepper flakes
- 1 tbsp of corn starch
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 package of brown rice (optional)
Take the steak, onion soup, soy sauce, and garlic and put it in a zip lock bag. Make sure all ingredients are mixed well and covering the meat. Let the steak marinate in the fridge for at least 1 hour. I let it marinate for four hours, the longer you let it marinate the more flavorful the steak will be.
Heat up a large wok (you can use a skillet if you don’t have a wok) with olive oil and add the vegetables and cook until tender. Add salt and pepper to season.
Add the steak using tongs or a fork to pull out each individual piece. It’s important to not pour all of the sauce into the stir fry JUST add the steak. This marinade is very flavorful and if you add too much it will ruin the dish. Make sure you save the marinade to add later on if the stir fry needs more sauce.
Once the beef is browned add the corn starch to let the sauce thicken. Add the red pepper flakes to give the dish a bit of heat.
Serve over brown rice or if you’re gluten free serve over quinoa.
This dish turned out awesome. We scarfed this up in a matter of minutes and unfortunately there were no left overs. Which means I am making this again VERY soon!
Have a Happy and Healthy New Year!