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Stir-Fried Beef with Fresh Asparagus recipe

‘Seen Lo Shun Chow Ngau Yook’, a classicChinese stir-fry dish made with beef and fresh asparagus.

Recipe: Stir-Fried Beef withFresh Asparagus

12 ounces boneless top sirloin steak2 teaspoons light soy sauce1 clove garlic, mashed to pulp with 1/2teaspoon salt1 pound fresh tender asparagus2 medium onions2 tablespoons peanut oil2 teaspoons Chinese bean sauce (min szejeung) *1/4 cup beef broth1 teaspoon cornstarch (cornflour) combinedwith 1 tablespoon cold waterHot cooked long-grain white rice for accompaniment

  • Trim all fat from steak and discard. Cutsteak across the grain into paper-thin slices, then cut intobite-size strips. Sprinkle with soy and mix in mashed garlic/saltmixture. Set aside to marinate while preparing the asparagusand onions.
  • Wash asparagus well. Cut off tough endsof stalks and peel away the skin from the base to within an inchor so of the tender tops. With a sharp knife cut into thin sliceson the sharp diagonal so the slices are quite long and oval shaped.Keep the tips whole and set aside.
  • Peel onions, cut in half lengthwise, thencut each half into 4 to 6 wedges. Cut the wedges in half, crosswise.Separate layers of onion.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a wok over highheat. Fry meat over high heat until browned. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Wipe out pan, heat remaining 2 tablespoonsoil over high heat and stir-fry the sliced asparagus stalks for3 minutes. Add onion and fry for 1 minute longer. Add bean sauceand broth and stir. Add the asparagus tips. Reduce heat, coverand cook for 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
  • Return beef to pan and bring liquid toa boil; stir in the cornstarch/water mixture and cook for 1 minuteor until liquid thickens, stirring gently. Serve immediatelywith hot cooked white rice.

    Makes 4 to 6 servings.

    * Available in Asian specialty marketsand most supermarkets in the Asian specialty aisle.

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