Sweet and Spicy Orange Beef
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2 HRS 45 MINS
Time to Cook
Step 1Preheat oven to 325°F. Combine mirin, water, sweet chili garlic sauce, agave nectar, brown sugar and ginger in stockpot over medium heat stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves. Place beef Country-Style Ribs in stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly. Continue cooking in 325°F oven 1-3/4 to 2 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
Cooking Tip: Mirin is a low-alcohol, sweet wine made from glutinous rice and is essential in Japanese cooking. It's available in Japanese markets and the ethnic section of most supermarkets.Agave nectar is the liquid or syrup extracted from the Agave plant. The nectar is similar to the consistency of honey, but may have a milder flavor. Agave nectar can be found in health food stores or most supermarkets.
Step 2Remove beef; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Add orange juice; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook 12 to 15 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half. Stir in soy sauce and orange peel. Return beef to cooking liquid; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
Step 3Serve ribs with rice and remaining sauce, if desired.
Nutrition information per serving: 438 Calories; 90 Calories from fat; 10g Total Fat (4 g Saturated Fat; 0 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 81 mg Cholesterol; 902 mg Sodium; 56 g Total Carbohydrate; 0.1 g Dietary Fiber; 25 g Protein; 2.8 mg Iron; 2.9 mg NE Niacin; 0.2 mg Vitamin B6; 2.9 mcg Vitamin B12; 8.6 mg Zinc; 26.8 mcg Selenium; 79.7 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, and Choline.