Beefy Jamaican Stir-Fry

  • Yield: 4 servings


1pound lean flank steak
1/4cup rum
1tablespoon Dijon mustard
1teaspoon cornstarch
1teaspoon minced garlic
1teaspoon dried thyme
1/4teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4teaspoon ground allspice
dash ground cinnamon
dash ground nutmeg
1teaspoon sugar
1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into julienne strips
1/2cup sliced green onions
1cup shredded peeled carrots
1cup coarsely chopped tomato
1cup chopped zucchini
4cups cooked rice


  1. Trim any fat from flank steak. Slice steak diagonally across the grain into 1/4-inch-wide strips.
  2. Combine rum, mustard, conrstarch, garlic, thyme, cayenne, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar in a small bowl; stir well and set aside.
  3. Coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add steak and stir-fry 5 minutes, or until browned.  Remove from skillet; set aside. Coat skillet again with nonstick cooking spray and add green pepper, green onions, carrots, tomato and zucchini; saute over medium-high heat 3 minutes. Return steak and rum mixture to pan. Stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes, until mixture is slightly thickened. Serve steak over rice.

Recipe reprinted with permission from One-Dish Favorites (Holly Clegg, 1997). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 457
  • Fat 11.7g
  • Saturated Fat 4.7g
  • Cholesterol 47mg
  • Sodium 714mg
  • Carbohydrate 54.9g
  • Protein 23.6g