Crispy Orange Beef

Crispy Orange Beef

Recipe by GenevaWatsonCourse: MainCuisine: AsianDifficulty: Medium


  • For Beef
  • 2 pounds of steak: sirloin, stir fry steak or skirt steak

  • 2 tbsp. coconut aminos or soy sauce or gluten free soy sauce

  • 1/3 cup arrowroot starch or corn starch

  • 1 cup of oil, for frying

  • For Orange Sauce
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice

  • 2 tbsp. arrowroot or cornstarch

  • 1/4 cup of orange rind, thinly sliced

  • 3 tbsp. molasses

  • 1 tbsp. rice vinegar

  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced

  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped for garnish


  • Cut steak into bite size pieces.
  • Combine coconut aminos and steak in a large bowl. Add starch and toss to coat completely.
  • Spread steak out in a single layer onto a wire rack inside a cookie tray. Freeze for 45 minutes.
  • Add oil to large cast iron pan or Dutch oven in last 10 minutes of freezing steak. Bring oil to 375 degrees F.
  • Add steak and fry until golden brown on each side, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl lined with paper towel.
  • To serve sauce on the side: Combine all sauce ingredients in a small sauce pan, whisk and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened, about 3 minutes.
  • To serve sauce over beef: Add all sauce ingredients to a small bowl and whisk. Once steak is done, remove oil and toss sauce into frying pan. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low, cook for for 3 minutes. Add steak bites and stir to evenly coat with sauce.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley, if desired. Serve with rice. Enjoy!
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