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Sweet & Spicy Beef Meal Prep

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 459
Protein 40g
Fat 11g
Carbs 45g
Total Time 20 minutes

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Sweet & Spicy Beef Meal Prep

Ingredients

Ingredients for 4 servings

  • Sauce
    • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce (OR low sodium tamari, liquid aminos)
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger
    • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
    • 3 tablespoons sriracha
    • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes (optional)
    • 4 tablespoons coconut sugar (OR brown sugar OR 1/2 teaspoon stevia in the raw)
    • juice from 1/2 orange (or more if desired)
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons arrowroot starch
  • 12oz sugar snap peas
  • olive oil spray
  • 2 radicchio, chopped
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 1/2 lb flank steak, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice (OR steamed cauliflower rice)
  • Garnish
    • orange wedge
    • sesame seeds
    • fresh green onion, chopped
Steps
  1. Mix together the ingredients for the sauce EXCEPT for the arrowroot.  Season to taste with sriracha, soy and orange juice. Set aside along with arrowroot.
  2. Set a large nonstick skillet on high heat.  Once the pan is hot, add sugar snap peas.  Continuously stir the peas so they don’t burn, but you will char the outside, about 3 minutes.  Empty the peas from the skillet, then place the skillet back on the heat. Lightly spray with olive oil then add the chopped radicchio.  While it cooks, squeeze in a little lemon juice.  Continue to stir util the radicchio wilts, then remove from the skillet.
  3. Place the skillet back on the heat and add the chopped beef.  Sear the outside of the beef until you reach your desired readiness, about 4 to 8 minutes.  Once you’ve reached your desired readiness of beef, reduce the heat of the skillet, and make a hole in the skillet.
  4. Add the arrowroot to the sauce, mix well, then pour it into the skillet.  As soon as the sauce begins to bubble and thicken, remove the skillet from the heat and immediately and continuously fold the beef in the sauce. Remove the beef from the skillet and then garnish with sesame seeds and green onion.
  5. Assemble the meals – evenly divide the meat among 4 containers (or your number of servings), then add brown rice (or cauliflower rice), radicchio and sugar snap peas.

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Calories
459
Protein
40g
Fat
11g
Carbs
45g
Sodium
Fiber
3g
Sugar
16g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.