Friday, March 27, 2009

Beer Sauced Feed Stir Fry

  • 1 1/2 lb. beef top round steak
  • 1 (12 oz.) can beer
  • 1/2 c. strong beef broth
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme, minced or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, rubbed.
  • 2 tbsp. chili sauce (Szchuan)
  • 2 tbsp. Lee Kum Sauce
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 c. cauliflower flowerettes
  • 1 c. broccoli flowerettes
  • 1 c. pea pods
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper (opt.)
  • 1 yellow pepper (opt.)
  • 2 green apples, cored & sliced
  • 1/4 c. cornstarch

Partially freeze beef and cut meat at a bias across the grain into thin strips. For sauce, add beer, 1/4 cup of broth, chili sauce, Lee Kum Sauce and brown sugar. In a wok add oil, add beef and stir fry for 2 minutes. Remove beef and add cauliflower and broccoli flowerettes and stir fry 2 minutes. Add pea pods, green, red and yellow peppers and apples and stir fry for 1 minute. Stir remaining beef broth into cornstarch and dissolve. Add the cornstarch slurry to the beef mixture and stir fry until thickened and clear. Return the seared beef to the sauce, serve with spatules, hot noodles or wild rice.

Thanks to crazybone

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