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Flash-cooked Ginger Beef

1 1/2

pounds flank steak, London broil, or boneless sirloin, trimmed of fat and

gristle

Marinade:

3 1/2

tablespoons

soy sauce

2

tablespoons

rice wine or sake

2

tablespoons

minced garlic

1

tablespoon

cornstarch

5 1/2

tablespoons

canola or corn oil

2

tablespoons

minced garlic

3/4

cup

very finely shredded fresh ginger

4

whole scallions, ends trimmed, cut into very fine shreds

5

cups

bean sprouts, rinsed lightly and drained

2 1/2

tablespoons

rice wine or sake

1

Cut the beef across the grain into thin slices about 1/8-thick; cut those slices

2

into 1-inch squares. Put the beef in a bowl, add the marinade, and toss lightly

3

to coat. Cover with plastic wrap, and let the beef marinate for 1 hour at room

4

temperature, or longer if possible in the refrigerator.

5

Heat a wok or large skillet, add 3 1/2 tablespoons of the oil, and heat until

6

near smoking. Add the beef and stir-fry over high heat until it loses its raw

7

color and the slices separate. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain. Clean out

8

the pan.

9

Mix the ingredients for sauce together.

10

Reheat the pan, add the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, heat about 20 seconds, and

11

add the garlic, ginger, and scallions. Cook for 20 seconds, until fragrant, then

12

add the bean sprouts and toss lightly over high heat. Add the rice wine, and

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stir-fry for 1 1/2 minutes, then add the sauce and the cooked meat. Cook until

14

the meat is heated through and everything is coated evenly with the sauce. Scoop

15

the beef onto a serving platter and serve with rice and a vegetable, if desired.

16

Sauce:

17

tablespoons soy sauce

18

/2 tablespoons sugar

19

teaspoon toasted sesame oil

20

Mix the ingredients for sauce together

Servings: 1

Yield:

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Entire recipe (30.6 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. 6 of the recipe's ingredients were not linked. These ingredients are not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

977.49

Calories From Fat (71%)

693.06

% Daily Value

Total Fat 78.46g

121%

Saturated Fat 6.54g

33%

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 3330.63mg

139%

Potassium 1268.7mg

36%

Total Carbohydrates 59.08g

20%

Fiber 7.7g

31%

Sugar 19.5g

 

Protein 21.09g

42%