Szechuan Beef

Szechuan Beef


"It is spicy! Serve with rice."


40 m servings 306 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 306 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 21.1 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 17.9 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Toss beef with soy sauce, cornstarch, crushed red pepper and garlic in non-metal bowl. Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in wok or large skillet over high heat. Stir fry beef until no longer pink, 5 minutes. Stir in broccoli, onions and water chestnuts; cook 2 minutes. Pour in broth, and bring to a boil. Stir in peanuts, cook one minute more, and serve.
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  1. 121 Ratings


This was really good!!! I mad a few changes though. Instead of the Soy Sauce, I used 1/2 cup of Yoshida's Original and then didn't have to use the corn starch, it's already thicker. Let it ma...

Easy and good, though not quite spicy enough for my taste. I increased the red pepper and garlic, and added grated fresh ginger. Instead of using vegetable oil, try using sesame oil instead. M...

Very nice recipe. If you wish for sauce to be thicker, Add one full cup of broth to mix, drain off and add corn starch to thicken. Re introduce to sauce pan before serving.

I read the reviews and added extra flavor (more soy, garlic, hot pepper flakes), and the taste was still just average. Yes, it's a quick dish to prepare, but I'll stick with Sesame Beef or Awes...

I didn't have the water chestnuts, peanuts or broccoli, so I just used some carrots. I used beef base since I didn't have chicken base. Even without many of the ingredients, this was still very ...

my family loved this and it was a fast, easy meal. I bought the meat already in strips and substituted mushrooms for the water chestnuts. I also put another 1/4 c. of chicken broth in. But the...

Love this recipe! It is one of the best beef stir-fry recipes I have come across! Of course I add my own medley of veggies and add extra hot pepper and a bit of sesame oil.

I used shrimp instead of the beef. It was very good.

i made it spicier, with cayenne pepper and frank's red hot, but it was great!