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Spicy Beef And Asparagus

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Ingredients
  Beef top round steak 1 Pound
  Egg white 1
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bottled hot pepper sauce 4 Dash (Several Dashes)
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Catsup 1 Tablespoon
  Red wine vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Fresh asparagus/1 package of 10-ounce frozen cut asparagus, thawed 3⁄4 Pound, cut in 1-inch lengths to make 2 cups
  Thinly sliced mushrooms/1 can of 4 1/2-ounce sliced mushrooms, drained 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh)
  Thinly sliced green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Partially freeze meat; thinly slice meat across the grain into bite-size strips.
In bowl combine beef strips, egg white, cornstarch, dry sherry, salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce.
By hand, work the seasonings into the meat.
Combine soy sauce, catsup, vinegar, and sugar; set aside.
Preheat wok or large skillet over high heat; add oil.
Stir-fry garlic in hot oil for 30 seconds.
Add asparagus, mushrooms, and green onion; stir-fry about 6 minutes or till asparagus is crisp-tender (less time required if using frozen asparagus).
Remove asparagus and mushrooms.
Add half the meat to hot wok or skillet; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or till meat is just browned.
Remove meat.
Stir-fry remaining meat 2 to 3 minutes.
Return meat to wok or skillet.
Stir soy sauce mixture; stir into beef.
Cook and stir till bubbly.
Stir in vegetables.
Cover and cook for 1 minute or till just heated through.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Healthy

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