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Sesame Beef Stir Fry with Ginger Soy Sauce

Sesame Beef Stir Fry in a fantastic ginger soy sauces is a low-carb, 30 minute, one-dish meal that's better than takeout.
Course Main Course
Cuisine asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 291kcal


  • ¼ cup soy sauce low salt or coconut aminos
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar or low-carb alternative
  • 3 garlic cloves minced or pressed
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil or avocado or vegetable oil
  • 1 pound top round beef cut into strips for stir-fry
  • 2 cups carrots cut into strips or sliced thin
  • 6 ounces snow peas string removed
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • ½ cup green onions sliced, white and green parts
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds


  • Combine soy sauce (or coconut aminos,) sugar, garlic and ginger in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Heat canola oil in skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add beef to skillet in batches and cook for about 3 minutes or until browned and cooked through.
  • Remove beef from pan and set aside.
  • Add vegetables, white parts of green onion and sauce to skillet and cook over medium high heat for about 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender.
  • Return beef to skillet, stir in sesame oil and stir to coat with sauce.
  • Top with remaining green onions and sesame seeds.


  1. Replace brown sugar with sweetener of choice and leave out carrots to keep recipe South Beach Diet Phase 1 compliant.
  2. Coconut aminos can be found in a health food store and are a good substitute for soy sauce. It's also gluten-free. Please check product labels. 


Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 653mg | Potassium: 794mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 11279IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 4mg