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Chinese Stir-Fry Beef and String Beans

Chinese Stir-Fry Beef and String Beans

Ingredients

BEEF MARINADE:

  • 1pound beef tenderloin, flank steak or flap meat, cut into pieces
  • 1tablespoon corn starch
  • 1/8teaspoon baking soda
  • 3dashes black or white pepper
  • 1/2teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2teaspoon sea salt
  • 1teaspoon rice or shaoxing wine
  • 1teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • 1/2teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2teaspoon avocado oil

SAUCE:

  • 1tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1teaspoon corn starch
  • 1/4cup chicken stock
  • 1pound string beans
  • 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 1scallion, minced

Directions

  1. Marinade the beef: In a bowl, add and mix together the marinade (corn starch, baking soda, black/white pepper, sugar, sea salt, rice wine, soy sauce, sesame oil and avocado oil) with sliced beef for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Mix sauce: In a bowl, add and mix together soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, sesame oil, corn starch, and water.
  3. While the beef marinades, steam the string beans until slightly cooked. Do not cook the string beans all the way.
  4. Heat the wok or large skillet on high heat and add oil. Add and stir-fry the garlic and ginger. Add the beef and stir-fry until beef is cooked. Add the string beans and sauce. Stir everything together until the sauce thickens. Serve immediately in a bowl over rice!
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