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Red-Simmered Beef #1

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Beef chuck
  • 1/2 c Soy sauce
  • 1/4 c Sherry
  • 1 tb Brown sugar
  • 2 c Water


1. Place meat, whole, in a heavy saucepan. Mix soy sauce, sherry and sugar
and add to pan. Cook, covered, over low heat for 10 minutes, turning meat

2. Gradually add water and bring slowly to a boil. Simmer, covered, until
tender (1-1/2 to 2 hours), turning meat several times.

3. Let cool slightly and slice. Serve hot or cold.

NOTE: If meat gets too dry, add some boiling water. VARIATIONS:

In step 1, cut the meat in 1-1/2 inch cubes and simmer only 1 hour.

In step 2, add 2 cloves star anise. Remove these before serving.

Add any of the vegetables listed in the "Basic Braised Beef" variations
(see recipe).

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