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Apricot Beef Stir-Fry

Rated as 3.31 out of 5 Stars

"Apricot slices give a burst of fruit flavor to Apricot Beef Stir-Fry from Susan Payne of Corner Brook, Newfoundland. 'This is a delicious blend with broccoli, onion, cherry tomatoes and strips of beef,' Susan says."
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Drain apricots, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Cut apricots in quarters and set aside. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, broth, soy sauce and reserved apricot juice until smooth; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry beef in oil for 3 minutes. Add broccoli and onion; stir-fry 2-3 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir sauce and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add tomatoes and reserved apricots; heat through. Serve over rice.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One 1-cup serving (prepared with unsweetened apricots, reduced-sodium beef broth and reduced-sodium soy sauce; calculated without rice) equals 249 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 324 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.


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Most helpful positive review

I really enjoyed this! I used more like 4 cups of broccoli and I used a jar of apricot preserves and no corn starch.

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I did not care for this recipe.

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I really enjoyed this! I used more like 4 cups of broccoli and I used a jar of apricot preserves and no corn starch.

Excellent! Followed recipe exactly as stated, with the exception of a few drops of Kitchen Bouquot (brown seasoning sauce) for some color. Everyone loved leftovers!Fed two adults and two...

I did not care for this recipe.

This recipe is colorful, but turned out to be a little bland. Try adding something hot. The apricots were good, though.

needed to add salt and pepper at the table but otherwise very tasty

My mother loved this dish but I was a little disappointed. I think it could be more falvorful, but I'm not sure what to add to make it so. I used a little more apricots and I should've used a ...

Used fresh apricots, pitted & cut into quarters, and cut the cherry tomatoes in half. Served over whole grain brown rice. Very tasty!

I liked this recipe, but I added ginger, garlic, and pepper. My husband didn't care for the tomatoes so I think I will use water chestnuts instead next time.

This was pretty good. Not spectacular. I have a lot of apricots so I was looking for something good to do with them that didn't involve a lot of sugar and butter. So I used real apricots and ...