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Beef With Pea Pods

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Ingredients
  Beef top round steak 1 Pound
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Oyster sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Grated ginger root 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh pea pods/1 package 6 ounce frozen pea pods, thawed 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Canned water chestnuts 4 Ounce, drained and thinly sliced (1/2 of 8 ounce can, 1/2 cup)
Directions

Partially freeze beef; slice thinly across the grain into bite-size strips.
In small bowl mix cornstarch, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
Blend in soy sauce; oyster sauce, if desired; and 1/4 cup water.
Set aside.
Preheat a wok or large skillet over high heat; add cooking oil.
Stir-fry garlic and gingerroot in hot oil for 30 seconds.
Add pea pods and water chestnuts to wok.
Stir-fry about 1 minute.
Remove pea pods and water chestnuts from wok.
Add half the beef to hot wok or skillet; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or till browned.
Remove beef.
Stir-fry remaining beef 2 to 3 minutes.
Return all meat to wok or skillet.
Stir soy mixture and stir into beef.
Cook and stir till mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Stir in pea pods and water chestnuts; cover and cook 1 minute.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Beef

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