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Beef Chow Fun

Type: Meat
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

10   Chow fun noodles
1 lb 454g / 16ozBeef flank steak - sliced
  Across the grain
1 tablespoon 15mlDark soy sauce
1 tablespoon 15mlCornstarch
1   Egg white
1 tablespoon 15mlPeanut oil
7 tablespoons 105mlPeanut oil for pan-frying
2   Garlic - chopped fine
1   Ginger - cut julienne
1 tablespoon 15mlFermented black beans - (dow, see), rinsed
1 tablespoon 15mlDry sherry
1/2 tablespoon 7.5mlYellow onion - peeled and (medium)
1/2   Green sweet bell pepper cored and cut julienne
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlMSG (opt)
1 tablespoon 15mlDark soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSugar
1 tablespoon 15mlDry sherry
1   White pepper
1 tablespoon 15mlOyster sauce
1 cup 160g / 5.6ozFresh bean sprouts
  Chinese parsley (garnish)

Recipe Instructions

Slice the chow fun into noodles about 1/2 inch wide. Slice the meat and mix the marinade. Marinate the meat for 15 minutes. Heat the wok and add 2 tbs of the peanut oil. Toss the noodles about in the oil until they are very hot and begin to color just a bit on the edges.

Remove to the serving platter and set aside. Heat the wok again and add 3 tbs of the peanut oil along with the garlic and ginger.

Chow for a moment and add the rinsed black beans and the sherry. In this chow the onion and green pepper, just until very hot.

Remove to the serving platter. Heat the wok a third time and add 2 tbs of the peanut oil and the meat. Chow on one side only until it begins to brown. Return the vegetables, the noodles, and the sauce to the wok and toss with the meat until hot. Add the bean sprouts, toss just a minute or so and serve.

Garnish with Chinese parsley.

The Chan-Ese Way KPBS TV 1973


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