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Spicy Beef Stir-Fry

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Take a tasty tour of China at today’s dinner table! Western China boasts robust, spicy dishes like this beefy stir-fry.
Ingredients
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Chinese chili sauce with garlic 2 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil/Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
  Beef flank steak 1⁄2 Pound, cut across grain into 1/8-inch strips
  Yellow summer squash 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cut into 1/4-inch slices (1 medium sized)
  Beef broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Snow pea pods 1⁄3 Pound, cut diagonally into pieces (Chinese pea pods)
  Hot cooked rice/Soba noodles 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

1. Mix cornstarch, soy sauce and chili sauce; set aside. Heat wok or 10-inch nonstick skillet over high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of the oil; rotate wok to coat bottom and side. Add beef; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until beef is brown. Remove beef from wok.
2. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to wok; rotate wok. Add squash; stir-fry 1 minute. Add broth; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook about 3 minutes or until squash is tender. Stir in cornstarch mixture, pea pods and beef. Stir-fry over high heat about 2 minutes or until pea pods are crisp-tender. Serve over rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Beef, Cheese
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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