Air Fried Spicy Orange-Glazed Beef

Cooking Time:15 minutes
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  • ½ pound trimmed beef sirloin cut into strips 1 inch long and ½ inch wide
  • 3 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • Finely grated zest of ½ orange
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon mild hot sauce such as Frank’s
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooked white rice for serving


  • In a bowl, combine the beef strips, orange marmalade, orange zest, fresh orange juice, vegetable oil, soy sauce, cornstarch, mild hot sauce, and garlic powder.
  • Season with freshly ground black pepper and toss until the beef strips are evenly coated with the sauce.
  • Scrape the beef and sauce into a 7-inch round cake or pizza pan insert, metal cake pan, or foil pan.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 375°F.
  • Place the pan with the beef and sauce in the air fryer and cook at 375°F for about 10 minutes, stirring halfway through, until the beef is cooked through and the sauce is reduced to a thick glaze.
  • Remove the pan from the air fryer and spoon the spicy orange-glazed beef over cooked white rice to serve.

Notes / Tips / Wine Advice:

Wine Advice:

This spicy orange-glazed beef pairs well with a semi-sweet Riesling or a crisp and dry Gewürztraminer. The slight sweetness of the wine balances the heat from the spicy sauce, while the acidity cuts through the richness of the dish, enhancing its flavors.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 350 kcal | Carbohydrates: 25 g | Protein: 20 g | Fat: 15 g | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 15 g
Course Airfryer / Beef / Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Diets Dairy free