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Red-Braised Beef

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Category: Beef, Chinese

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Vegetable oil
  • 3 lb Beef chuck, cut into 1 1/2
  • -inch cubes
  • 1 tb Minced fresh ginger
  • 2 Scallions, minced
  • 1/2 c Dry sherry
  • 3 tb Dark soy sauce
  • 1 Whole star anise
  • 1 tb Sugar


1. In a saucepan, heat oil over high heat until just smoking and brown
beef cubes. Add minced ginger and scallions and stir fry until aromatic,
about 30 seconds.

2. Add sherry, soy sauce, star anise, sugar, and 1 cup of water. Bring to
a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until meat is tender when pricked
with a fork, 45 minutes to 1 hour. There should be about one-third of
cooking juices left. If there is more, remove meat and boil liquid over
high heat to reduce. Serve meat in juices.

This dish improves if prepared ahead of time and reheated. It also freezes

* The Polka Dot Palace BBS 1-201-822-3627 Posted by LISA on 07-16-95


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