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Beef and Bean Curd Clay Pot

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Category: Chinese, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 1/2 c Cooked rice
  • 1/4 ts Five-spice powder
  • 2 tb Peanut oil
  • 1 md Yam
  • 2 Sqs. bean curd
  • 6 Fresh mushrooms
  • 2 c Warm water
  • 1/2 c Dark soy sauce
  • 2 tb Sherry
  • 1 ts Fresh ginger, minced
  • Cornstarch paste


This dish is almost a meal in itself. It is easy to prepare and a dramatic
addition at the table.

Preparation: Mix beef, rice & five-spice powder; form into firm 1"
balls.Peel yam; cut into chunks. Cut bean curd into 1" cubes. Wash
mushrooms; remove dried part of stem.

Cooking: Heat wok until smoking; add peanut oil. When oil is hot, braise
meatballs. Add warm water, soy sauce, sherry & ginger. Bring to boil,
transfer to clay pot, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes. Add yam chunks,
bean curd & mushrooms. Cook uncovered another 20 minutes until yams are
done but still firm. Thicken sauce with cornstarch paste; boil briefly.
Turn off heat, cover to keep hot until ready to serve.

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