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Stir Fried Beef with Asparagus

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Category: Chinese

 Ingredients List

  • 10 md Medium dried black
  • -mushrooms *
  • 1 lb Beef flank or boneless
  • -sirloin steak
  • 1 tb Vegtable oil
  • 1 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 ts Soy sauce ( light or dark )
  • Dash of white pepper
  • 1 lb Asparagus
  • 4 oz Pea pods
  • 2 Green onions with tops
  • 1/4 c Chicken broth, cold water
  • -in a pinch
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 2 tb Oyster sauce
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 3 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 ts Finely chopped ginger root
  • 1 ts Finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tb Vegtable oil
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 2 tb Dry white wine
  • 1/2 c Chicken broth


Soak mushrooms in warm water until soft, about 30 minutes, drain. Rinse in
warm water, drain, remove and discard stems, cut caps into 1/2 inch pieces.
Trim fat from beef, cut beef with grain into 2 inch strips. Cut strips
across grain into 1/8 inch slices. Toss beef, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil,
1 teaspoon cornstarch, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon sugar, the soy sauce and
white pepper in glass or plastic bowl. Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes.

Break off tough ends of asparagus as far down as stalks snap easily. Cut
asparagus into 2-inche pieces. Remove strings from pea pods. Place pea
pods in boiling water, cover and cook 1 minute, drain. Immediately rinse
under running cold water, drain. Cut green onions into 2-ince peices, cut
pieces lengthwise into thin strips. Mix 1/4 cup chicken broth, 2
tablespoons cornstarch, the oyster sauce and 1 teaspoon sugar.

Add 2 tablespoons vegetable oil to wok, rotate to coat sides. Add
mushrooms, asparagus and 1 teaspoon salt, stir fry 1 minute. Add wine,
cook and stir 30 seconds. Stir in 1/2 cup chicken broth, heat to boiling.
Stir in beef, heat to boiling, stir in cornstarch mixture, cook and stir
until thickened, about 20 seconds. Add pea pods, cook and stir 30 seconds.
Garnish with green onions
NOTES : * 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms can be substituted for the black
** I don't use any salt in this dish at ALL.

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