Orange Beef

Photo from Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice CouncilThe recipe Orange Beef featuring wild rice with sirloin steak, green onions, ginger and broccoli is the 2011 grand-prize winner in the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council's 'Get Wild With Wild Rice' recipe contest. Visitors to the council's website can vote for their favorite recipe in the 2012 contest which is held during September, National Rice Month. Show caption
Photo from Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice CouncilThe recipe Orange Beef featuring wild rice with sirloin steak, green onions, ginger and broccoli is the 2011 grand-prize winner in the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council's 'Get Wild With Wild Rice' recipe contest. Visitors to the council's website can vote for their favorite recipe in the 2012 contest which is held during September, National Rice Month.

Orange Beef

Serves 6. Recipe is by Deborah Puette, of Lilburn, Ga.

11/2 lbs. sirloin steak, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 medium orange, zested and juiced

1 tbl. seasame oil

4 green onions, thinly sliced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tbl. minced ginger

1/2 cup tamari

2 tbls. cornstarch

1 (9-oz.) pkg. frozen broccoli cuts, prepared as directed on package and drained

1 (8-oz.) can sliced water chestnuts, drained

3 cups cooked wild rice

1. In a large skillet, sauté sirloin and orange zest in oil. Stir in onions, garlic and ginger, cook 2 minutes.

2. In a small bowl, mix tamari and cornstarch. Stir into skillet mixture slowly.

3. Stir in orange juice and remaining ingredients. Heat through.