Mandarin Beef Skillet Recipe

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges
  • 1 1/2 cups water, divided
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 (4 ounce) can mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • Hot cooked rice
  1. In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Drain the oranges, reserving syrup. Add syrup to the meat mixture; set oranges aside. Stir in 1 cup of water, soy sauce and ginger. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Combine cornstarch and remaining water until smooth; stir into meat mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the celery, pepper, water chestnuts and mushrooms. Cover and cook over low heat for 5-7 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice. Garnish with the oranges.