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Beef & Snow Peas Chinese Style

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Ingredients
  Beef round 1 Pound
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Snow pea pods 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Canned water chestnuts 8 Ounce, drained and sliced (1 Can)
  Chopped green onion 2 Tablespoon (With Tops)
  Pimiento strips 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Chill meat in freezer until slightly firm.
Cook rice with 2-1/2 cups water, 1 teaspoon salt and butter or margarine according to package directions.
Cut meat diagonally across the grain into very thin slices.
Mix 1 tablespoon cornstarch, soy sauce, sherry, sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Pour over meat and mix well.
Snap off tips of fresh snow-pea pods and remove strings.
Blanch one minute in boiling water, rinse in cold water and drain well.
Heat oil in large skillet or wok until very hot.
Add snow-pea pods.
Cook and stir until pea pods are tender, but still crisp, 4 to 5 minutes.
Remove from pan.
Drain beef; reserve marinade.
Add beef to skillet or wok.
Cook and stir until meat is brown, 3 to 4 minutes.
Stir in pea pods and water chestnuts.
Combine 1 tablespoon cornstarch and water with meat marinade; mix well.
Pour over meat mixture.
Cook and stir until sauce is thickened and clear.
Stir green onion and pimiento into cooked rice and serve with meat mixture

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Beef

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