"There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will."--Robert Frost

Mandarin Beef Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Mandarin Beef, by , is from Love has Many Flavors , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tricia Smith, Grand Rapids MI
Added: Friday, August 21, 2009


1 Pound beef flank steak
3 Tablespoons lite soy sauce, divided
6 Teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
1 Tablespoon corn starch
3 Teaspoons brown sugar, divided
1/4 Pound green beans, cut diagonally into 2 pieces
1 10 ounce package frozen asparagus, thawed and cut diagonally into 2 pieces
1/4 Pound mushrooms, sliced
2 Tablespoons dry sherry
6 Green onions, cut into 2 slivers
1/2 Teaspoon Oriental dark roasted sesame oil

Cut beef flank steak lengthwise in half. Cut steak across the grain into 1/8 thick strips. Combine 1tablespoon of soy sauce, 1 teaspoon of oil, cornstarch and 1teaspoon brown sugar; pour over beef strips and marinate 30 minutes. Heat nonstick pan over medium heat; add 5 remaining teaspoons oil. Stir-fry green beans 3 4 minutes in oil; add asparagus and mushrooms and cook 2 minutes. Remove warm vegetables; keep warm. Combine sherry, remaining 2 tablespoons soy sauce and 2 teaspoons brown sugar; reserve. Stir-fry beef (1/3 at a time) 2 3 minutes; reserve. Return beef, vegetables and sherry mixture to frying pan and heat through. Stir in green onions. Add sesame oil and stir. Serve immediately.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!