Stir Fried Beef And Spinach
|Boneless round beef steak||1 1⁄4 Pound, trimmed of fat|
|Soy sauce||2 Tablespoon|
|Five spice powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Cold water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Instant beef bouillon granules||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Cooking oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Grated ginger root||1 Teaspoon|
|Small spinach leaves||8 Ounce (Fresh)|
|Sliced water chestnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Partially freeze beef; slice thinly into bite-size strips, Combine beef, soy sauce, and Five Spice Powder; let stand at room temperature 15 minutes.
In small bowl blend 1/4 cup cold water into cornstarch; add bouillon granules and set aside.
Preheat wok or large skillet over high heat; add oil.
Stir-fry gingerroot in hot oil 30 seconds.
Add half the beef to hot wok; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or till browned.
Stir-fry remaining beef 2 to 3 minutes.
Return all beef to wok.
Stir cornstarch mixture; stir into beef.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Stir in spinach and water chestnuts; cook, covered, 1 to 2 minutes.