Sichuan Orange Beef

You don't have to order out or eat at a Chinese restaurant any more to enjoy Sichuan Orange Beef.  You can make it at home within just 15 minutes - just be prepared to have your socks knocked off by the flavor!  This isn't the overly-sweet, super goopey stuff you often find in restaurants here.

8 oz. Pappardelles Orange Szechuan Linguine or pasta of choice, prepared al dente according to package directions (OR rice)
8 oz. lean beef steak, cut into thin strips
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 large carrot, thinly sliced diagonally
3 green onions, sliced diagonally in 1 inch pieces, the whites separated from the greens
For the marinade/sauce:
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced
2 teaspoons sesame oil
½ teaspoon ground sichuan peppercorns
Zest of one orange (about 1 tablespoon)
Juice of one orange (about ¼-1/3 cup)

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