Citrus Beef Stir Fry

Paleo Leap has a zillion great recipes! Check out the link at the bottom of this recipe card for more great stir fries. Here's my interpretation of their Citrus Stir Fry dish.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: beef, stir fry
Servings: 4


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb tender beef cut into thin strips
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 big bag of spinach
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 lemon, segmented
  • 1 orange, segmented


  • Heat up wok or large saute pan and add butter.
  • Stir-fry the beef in butter. Remove the beef from the wok.
  • Make sure the wok regains its temperature, add more cooking fat (butter or olive oil) and stir-fry the onion, ginger and garlic for about 1 minute.
  • Add zucchini and carrot and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Return the beef to the wok and add the orange and lemon juice. Bring to a boil and add the bunch of spinach. Cook until just wilted.
  • Serve on a bed of citrus with the segmented lemon and orange.


By Thyroid Loving Care
Adapted from Paleo Leap