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Beef Lo Mein with Bean Sprouts

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Fresh Chinese egg noodles
  • - (medium width)
  • 1/2 lb Beef flank steak
  • 2 tb Oyster sauce
  • 2 tb Dark soy sauce
  • 1 tb Light soy sauce
  • 1/2 c Chicken broth
  • 2 ts Asian sesame oil
  • 2 ts Sugar
  • 1/2 ts White pepper
  • 4 tb Peanut oil
  • 2 sl Fresh peeled ginger; bruised
  • 2 Garlic cloves; bruised
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 lb Fresh bean sprouts
  • - tails removed, patted dry
  • 1 c Chinese garlic chives
  • -=OR=- Green onions,
  • -Cut into 2-in lengths


1/2 tb Soy sauce
2 ts Rice wine or dry sherry
1/2 ts Sugar
1/2 tb Cornstarch
1 ts Sesame oil

ADD NOODLES TO A LARGE POT of boiling salted water. Stir and when it
reaches a second boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 1 minute longer.
Drain. Rinse with cold water. Drain thoroughly. Cut meat against the grain
in 1/4-inch thick slices. Mix beef marinade. Add beef strips and let stand
for 15 minutes. In a medium bowl, mix together oyster sauce, dark and light
soy sauces, chicken broth, sesame oil, sugar, and white pepper. Preheat a
wok. Add 2 tablespoons of oil, 1 slice of ginger and garlic, and half of
the salt; saute until fragrant. Increase to high heat, add beef; stir-fry
until browned, about 2 minutes. Remove and set aside. Heat remaining oil in
the wok over medium heat. Add the remaining ginger, garlic and salt. Pour
in sauce mixture, stir and bring to a boil. Add noodles and toss to coat
with the sauce. Add the bean sprouts, chives and return the beef; stir-fry.
Pick out and discard ginger and garlic.

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