Beef Stir-Fry Beef-Asparagus

posted by Sandy in Baltimore 02-27-100 6:44 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Stir-Fry Beef-Asparagus
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Serving Size : 5 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Chinese Chicken
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 Cup Mushrooms -- sliced
1 Pound Boneless Sirloin Steak
4 Tablespoons Oil, divided
2 Tablespoons Cornstarch, divided
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Teaspoon Sugar
1 Teaspoon Soy Sauce
1 Dash White Pepper
1 Pound Asparagus
4 Ounces Pea Pods
3/4 Cup Chicken Soup, divided
2 Tablespoons Oyster Sauce
1 Teaspoon Ginger – finely chopped
1 Teaspoon Garlic – finely chopped
2 Tablespoons Dry White Wine

Trim fat from beef; cut beef with grain into 2-inch strips. Cut strips across grain into 1/2-inch slices.

Toss beef, 1 tbl. oil, 1 tsp. cornstarch, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. sugar, the soy sauce and white pepper in a glass or plastic bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least 20 minutes.

Break off ends of asparagus and cut into 2-inch 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-inch lengths, cut pieces lengthwise into thin strips.

Mix 1/4 cup chicken broth, 2 tbl. cornstarch, the oyster sauce, and 1 tsp. sugar.

Heat wok until 1 or 2 drops of water bubble and skitter when sprinkled in wok. Add 3 tbl. oil; rotate wok to coat sides. Add beef, gingerroot and garlic; stir-fry until beef is brown, about 3 minutes. Remove beef from wok.

Add 2 tbl. of oil to wok; rotate to coat sides. Add mushrooms, asparagus, and 1 tsp. of 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 30 seconds. Garnish with green onions.

Microwave reheat directions: Prepare beef with asparagus as directed except-omit green onions; cover and refrigerate no longer than 48 hours. Just before serving, prepare green onions. Cover beef mixture tightly and microwave on full power 4 minutes; stir. Cover and microwave until hot, about 4 minutes longer. Garnish with onion.

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