Sunday, June 8, 2008

Szechuan Beef Fried Rice

1 cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2 cups water
1 tablespoon oil
1 lb. beef flank steak, cut into thin bite-sized strips
3/4 cup frozen sweet peas
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/4 cup sliced green onions (1/4 to 1/2-inch pieces)
1/3 cup purchased Szechuan stir-fry sauce
1/2 cup chopped peanuts

Cook rice in water as directed on package.

Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef; cook and stir until browned.

Add peas and carrot; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Stir in cooked rice, onions and stir-fry sauce. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with peanuts.