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Five-Flavor Beef

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Ingredients
  Chuck roast/Rump pot roast 4 Pound
  Soy sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch
  Anise seed 2
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sherry 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In Dutch oven slowly heat oil.
2. In it, brown meat well on all sides—about 15 minutes.
3. In a bowl combine soy sauce 2 cups water, cinnamon stick, anise seeds and sugar.
4. Pour over meat and simmer, covered, 3 hours until meat is tender.
5. After 2 hours, add sherry and remove meat to heated platter.
6. Reserve 2-1/2 cups liquid in Dutch oven discard rest and bring to boil.
7. In small bowl, make a smooth mixture of cornstarch and 1/2 cup water.
8. Stir into boiling liquid in Dutch oven and simmer, stirring, until thickened and translucent.

SERVING
9. Serve over beef.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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