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Stir-fried Beef with Broccoli Recipe

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Mary Deetz- Chinese Cookbook by Leeann Chin
Added: Wednesday, March 25, 2009


8 medium dried black mushrooms
1 pound beef flank or tenderloin steak
1 T. vegetable oil
1 tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. soy sauce
1/8 tsp. white pepper
1 1/2 pounds broccoli
2 green onions (with tops)
1/4 c. chicken broth or cold water
1/4 c. oyster sauce
2 T. cornstarch
3 T. vegetable oil
1 tsp. finely chopped ginger root or 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. finely chopped garlic
2 T. vegetable oil
1/2 tsp salt
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 T. vegetable oil, 1 tsp. cornstarch, 1 tsp. salt, sugar, soy sauce and white pepper in bowl. Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes.
Cut broccoli into 1 inch pieces. Cut lengthwise gashes in stems thicker than 1 inch. Place broccoli in boiling water. Cover and cook 1 minute; drain. Immediately rinse under running cold water; drain. Cut green onions into 2 inch pieces. Mix 1/4 c. chicken broth, the oyster sauce and 2 T. cornstarch into bowl.
Heat wok until 1 or 2 drops of water bubble and skitter when sprinkled in wok. Add 3 T. vegetable oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add beef, ginger root and garlic; stir-fry until beef is brown, about 3 minutes. Remove beef from wok.
Add 2 T. vegetable oil to wok; rotate to coat side. Add mushrooms, broccoli and 1/2 tsp. salt; stir-fry 1 minute. Stir in 1/2 c. chicken broth; heat to boiling. Stir in beef; heat to boiling. Stir in cornstarch mixture; cook and stir until thickened, about 15 seconds. Garnish with green onions.

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7 servings




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