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December 17 Frozen Meal: Lean Cuisine Hunan Stir Fry with Beef
Tuesday, 2010 December 21 - 2:09 pm
"Beef steak with broccoli, red peppers, edamame and whole wheat vermicelli in an Asian-style sauce."

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Meal

They specifically call it "Hunan" stir fry but the sauce is just "Asian".

Taste: This dish is a very typical faux-Asian frozen meal, with the same sweetened soy sauce, the "edamame" (shelled soybeans), and broccoli. It's most certainly not stir-fried. I'm pretty sure the lovely people of the Hunan province would object to comparing this bland steamed collection of ingredients to anything prepared in China. Oh, and oops: whole wheat vermicelli instead of rice vermicelli? That destroys any shred of authenticity this dish may have had. Asian-ness aside, the beef is of the usual pressure-cooked low-grade variety; the vegetables are decently cooked but somewhat bland, and the whole dish needs a big whack of spices... Hunan spices. Score: 1.5/5.0

Nutrition

Nutrition: Mostly fine; lots of vitamin C but oddly lacking in iron. Score: 2.5/3.0

Packaging: Simple; just put the tray in the microwave. Score: 2.0/2.0

Total Score: 6.0/10.0
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