Recipe For Stir-Fried Beef on Lettuce


1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/3 cup white wine or chicken broth
1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1/8-inch-thick strips
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 cups fresh snow peas
4 teaspoons canola oil, divided
4 cups shredded lettuce


In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce and wine or broth. Reserve 1/4 cup. Place beef in a resealable plastic bag. Add remaining soy sauce mixture; seal and mix. Refrigerate for 15 minutes. Place cornstarch in a small bowl. stir in reserved soy sauce mixture until smooth; set aside.

In a nonstick skillet, stir-fry mushrooms and snow peas in 2 teaspoons hot oil for 3-4 minutes or until snow peas are crisp-tender. Remove and keep warm. Drain and discard marinade from beef. In the same skillet, stir-fry beef in remaining oil for 2 minutes. Stir cornstarch mixture; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Place lettuce on four serving plates. Top with beef mixture and snow pea mixture.