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Green Beans With Beef

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  Fresh green beans/Yard-long beans 1⁄2 Pound
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Beef top round steak/Flank steak 1⁄2 Pound
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Salad oil 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh ginger root slices 2 (Fresh)
  Salad oil 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onion tops 1 Tablespoon

Slice beans diagonally into 1-inch pieces.
Drop into boiling water and cook until tender-crisp, 1 to 3 minutes.
Drain, saving 1/3 cup of the liquid.
Cut beef into thin strips (about 1/8 by 1 1/2 by 1/2 inches), slicing diagonally.
Combine cornstarch, sugar, and soy sauce; add the 1 teaspoon oil and ginger root.
Toss the beef in this sauce until well coated.
Heat the 3 tablespoons oil in a large frying pan or wok.
Add the beans and stir-fry for 3 to 5 minutes over very high heat; remove from pan.
Remove the meat from the marinade,- add beef to hot oil in frying pan, and stir-fry until browned, about 3 minutes.
Return beans to pan along with the marinade and 1/3 cup of the bean-cooking water.
Cook, stirring, until sauce is thickened and clear.

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Main Dish
Stir Fried

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Green Beans With Beef Recipe