Stir-Fry Cajun Beef with Couscous

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junio 23, 2015

This recipe for Stir-Fry Cajun Beef with Couscous captures the spicy flavour of jambalaya in a fraction of the usual preparation time. You can buy Cajun spice or make your own in minutes using the recipe here.
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  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • 15 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

  • Productos: 4 Servings


1 can (28 oz/796 mL) diced tomatoes, drained and juice reserved

2 tbsp (30 mL) cornstarch

1 lb (500 g) Beef Stir-Fry Strips or Beef Grilling Steak cut into thin strips

½ cup (125 mL) chopped onion

½ cup (125 mL) chopped celery

½ cup (125 mL) chopped sweet green pepper

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tsp (10 mL) Cajun Spice Mix (recipe follows)

1 cup (250 mL) corn kernels, frozen or canned

Salt and pepper

Chopped fresh parsley


Combine reserved tomato juice and cornstarch in large sealable freezer bag. Add beef strips; seal bag, squeezing gently to massage marinade into beef. Refrigerate for up to 30 minutes.

Drain meat through colander set over bowl, reserving marinade. Stir-fry beef strips using medium-high heat in hot lightly oiled non-stick skillet for 2 minutes or until browned but still pink inside. Transfer meat to clean bowl.

Stir-fry onion, celery, green pepper and garlic in same skillet for 3 to 5 minutes or until almost tender-crisp. Stir in Cajun Spice Mix. Return beef to skillet along with any juices in bowl, reserved marinade, tomatoes and corn. Bring to boil; cook, stirring for 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and thickened slightly. Season with salt and pepper to taste if desired. Garnish with parsley to serve. Serve over hot couscous.

Cajun Spice Mix: In small bowl, combine 4 1/2 tsp (22 mL) paprika, 1 tbsp (15 mL) EACH dried basil and oregano, 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) dried thyme, 1 tsp (5 mL) garlic powder, 1/2 tsp (2 mL) EACH cayenne pepper and mace and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper. Store in glass airtight container until needed. Makes about 1/4 cup (50 mL).

Tip: Use Cajun Spice Mix as a rub on steaks or as a seasoning to add to ground beef for burgers.
An excellent source of Iron (29% RDI) and Zinc (73% RDI).


Información nutricional

Proteínas29 g
Grasas Totales13 g
Total Carbohydrates25 g