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Crunchy Bean Sprouts with Beef

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Category: Chinese, Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Flank steak
  • 2 c Mung bean sprouts
  • 1/2 md Yellow onion
  • 1 tb Peanut oil
  • 1/2 c Chicken stock
  • 1 tb Dark soy sauce
  • 1 tb Dry sherry
  • Cornstarch paste
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Szechuan peppercorns


Preparation: Rinse bean sprouts; drain. Separate
layers of onion and slice into thin strips to match
sprouts. Cut steak into slices across the grain 1/4"
wide by 2" long. Mix stock, soy sauce and sherry in a

Prepare Szechuan pepper/salt: heat dry wok to medium
and add Szechuan peppercorns, stirring constantly
until peppercorns exude a strong aroma; remove from
heat. Crush peppercorns with salt, using rolling pin
or blender. Sift to remove coarse pieces. Store in
closed jar.

Scalding: In large bowl, cover onions with boiling
water; drain in 10 minutes. Add sprouts, cover both
with boiling water; drain in 3 minutes. Sprinkle with
about 1/2 tsp. Szechuan pepper/salt.

Stir-fry: Add oil to hot wok. When oil starts to
smoke, add steak, and stir-fry briskly for 1 minute or
until meat loses pinkness. Push meat aside in wok; add
stock mixture and bring to boil. Dribble in thin
cornstarch paste until light gravy is formed. Mix with
beef. Pour over sprouts and onions in a serving bowl.

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