Napa Cabbage Stir Fry with Marinated Steak

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One serving

Great for display cooking, marinated steak, vegetables and rice quickly and easily combine with a simple sauce for a tasty wok-prepared dish.


Olive oil as needed
Ginger as needed
Garlic as needed
3 ½ oz. prepared flank steak (recipe follows)
¾ cup prepared rice (recipe follows)
2 ½ cups prepared vegetable mixture (recipe follows)
Prepared Stir Fry Sauce to taste (recipe follows)
Green onions, chopped (for garnish)
Sesame seeds (for garnish)

Steak Prep
Yield: Approximately 12 3.5-ounce portions

3 lb. flank steak
1 tbsp. ground ginger
1 tbsp. garlic powder
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper for seasoning

Simple Stir-fry Sauce
Yield: 4 cups

2 tsp. sesame oil
2 tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
1 tbsp. fresh garlic, minced
3 cups water
1/4 cup Minor’s Gluten Free Chicken Base or your choice of base
3 tbsp. hoisin sauce
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1/4 cup sugar
2.5 tbsp. water + 2.5 tbsp. cornstarch combined to make slurry
1/4 cup bottled lime juice


3 lb. Napa cabbage, chopped
1 1/2 cups carrots, shredded
2 cups red pepper, thinly sliced julienne
4 cups broccoli florets, blanched

Yield: 2 quarts

2 tsp. olive oil
2 tsp. garlic minced
4 cups water
2 tsp. Minor’s Gluten Free Chicken Base or your choice of base
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups parboiled brown rice
Olive oil to taste
2 cups farro, cooked, chilled (follow package direction to cook)


  1. In medium size sauté pan or wok, heat small amount of olive oil over high heat and toss in small amount of fresh minced garlic and ginger for aromatics.
  2. Add meat; cook for 10 seconds.
  3. Add rice and vegetables; toss briefly. (Be careful not to overcook cabbage or it will wilt and turn dark, ugly green color.)
  4. Quickly add desired amount of sauce, enough to coat vegetables. Toss until heated through.
  5. Place in serving bowl and garnish with green onion and sesame seeds. Note: Cook time should not exceed 1 ½ minutes.

Steak Prep

  1. Remove any excess fat from steak.
  2. Combine ginger, garlic powder, soy sauce and olive oil and rub mixture over steak; marinate for 12 to 24 hours. 
  3. Season steak with salt and pepper; grill to desired doneness. Let rest for 20 minutes; thinly slice against grain and on bias, cool until ready for use.

Simple Stir-fry Sauce

  1. In medium sauce pot, heat oil over low heat. Add ginger and garlic; sauté until aroma is apparent.
  2. Add water, chicken base, hoisin, soy and sugar; bring to a light simmer.
  3. Thicken with cornstarch slurry; adjust consistency to your liking.
  4. Add lime juice and remove from heat. Cool until ready to use.


  1. Combine all ingredients; refrigerate until ready for use. 


  1. In medium pot over low heat, add oil and sauté garlic. Add water and base, season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  2. Add brown rice and reduce to a light simmer. Cover and cook for about 25 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and let sit for 10 minutes.
  4. Pour onto sheet tray and cool.
  5. Toss rice with a little olive oil and mix in farro; refrigerate until ready to serve.
Source: Grandview Medical Center (Dayton, Ohio)

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