Friday, August 01, 2008

Next week's menu

I'm planning on doing this dish sha Allah

Mongolian Beef I

Submitted by: ONEMINARated: 4 out of 5 by 148 members
Prep Time: 35 MinutesCook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 45 MinutesYields: 6 servings
"A simple but spicy dish with beef, carrots and green onions. Serve over rice for a very filling meal."
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound beef round steak, cut
into thin strips

3/4 cup water
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon white sugar
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons vegetable oil,
2 carrots, thinly sliced
1 bunch green onions, cut into
2 inch pieces
In a dry skillet over medium heat, toast sesame seeds for 1 to2 minutes, or until the seeds begin to turn golden brown; set aside.
In a medium bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, and minced garlic. Stir in beef strips. Let stand for at least 10 minutes.
In a separate small bowl, mix together water, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch, sugar, sesame seeds, and red pepper flakes; set aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok or skillet over high heat. Cook and stir beef in hot oil for 1 minute; remove, and set aside. Heat remaining tablespoon of oil in the same pan. Saute carrots and white part of green onions for 2 minutes. Stir in green parts of the green onion, and saute for 1 minute. Stir in sesame seed mixture and beef. Cook and stir until sauce boils and thickens.

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