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Sweet Beef Braise

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The sweet beef braise is a preparation made with beef chuck. Cooked with sweet soy sayce and gingerroot, this sweet beef braise is an asian inspired beef recipe. Braised along with vegetables like chinese beans and onions, the sweet beef braise can be served with rice.
Ingredients
  Boneless beef chuck 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sweet soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Grated ginger root 2 Teaspoon
  Wine vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Onions 2 Medium, cut into wedges
  Chinese beans/Pea pods 12 Ounce
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In a Dutch oven brown meat, half'at a time, in hot oil.
Drain off fat.
Add water, Sweet Soy Sauce, gingerroot, vinegar, nutmeg, cloves, pepper, and salam or bay leaves.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover; simmer for 40 minutes.
Add onion wedges.
Simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes or till tender.
Meanwhile, place beans or pea pods in a steamer basket.
Place over boiling water.
Cover and steam for 20 to 30 minutes or till crisp tender.
Remove the salam leaves.
Combine cold water and cornstarch; stir into mixture.
Cook and stir till bubbly.
Cook and stir 2 minutes more.
To serve, transfer to a platter; surround with beans.
Garnish with hot peppers, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Beef

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