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Chinese Beef with Peas and Peanuts

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  Frozen peas/1 cup fresh 10 Ounce (1 Package Frozen)
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raw peanuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh, Unsalted)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced (Small Clove)
  Chopped celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground beef 3⁄4 Pound
  Sliced fresh mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Beef broth 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Well Flavored)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon

Thaw peas slightly.
Pour peanuts into hot oil in a wok or large frying pan.
Turn off heat and let peanuts stand about 1 1/2 minutes until golden.
Drain, leaving 1 tablespoon oil.
Stir-fry onion, garlic, and celery and then add ground beef.
Cook briskly until just browned.
Remove meat and vegetables.
Add peas and mushrooms to skillet; pour in broth and cook until peas are crisp-cooked.
Mix cornstarch, soy sauce, and sherry; stir into mixture in skillet.
Add beef and vegetables and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.
Transfer to serving dish and sprinkle with peanuts.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 970 Calories from Fat 769

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g134%

Saturated Fat 16.8 g84%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60 mg20%

Sodium 834.5 mg34.8%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.1%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 25 g50.5%

Vitamin A 31.9% Vitamin C 29.2%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 17.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chinese Beef With Peas And Peanuts Recipe