Ginger Beef
Season 2; Episode 16

Categories: Beef, Main Dish
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Yield Information
Number of Portions: 3-4


Marinade

Quantity Unit Ingredient
1 pound sirloin tips sliced against the grain
2 Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce  
1 Tablespoon mirin  
1 Tablespoon plum sauce  
1 teaspoon garlic minced
1 teaspoon fresh ginger minced
1 teaspoon olive oil  
1 pinch The Edge or tri-mix


Lo Mein

Quantity Unit Ingredient
1 Tablespoon peanut oil  
1 teaspoon garlic minced
34 teaspoon fresh ginger minced
1 Tablespoon scallion chopped
1 12 Cups bok choy chopped
12 Cup bean sprouts  
1 Tablespoon hoisin sauce  
14 Cup low sodium soy sauce  
1 pinch parsley  
1 Cup lo mein noodles cooked
1 pinch five-spice powder  
1 pinch smoked paprika  
1 pinch The Edge or tri-mix


Stir-Fry

Quantity Unit Ingredient
1 Tablespoon peanut oil  
1 teaspoon garlic minced
1 teaspoon fresh ginger minced
12 Cup broccoli florets in 1" pieces
12 Cup red bell pepper chopped
12 Cup onion chopped
14 Cup scallion chopped
1 Tablespoon plum sauce  
2 Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce  
14 Cup water  
1 teaspoon cornstarch  
1 pinch crushed red pepper  
    chopped peanuts for topping

Marinade Procedure

Mix soy through olive oil for marinade. Add the pinch of The Edge to season. Stir in the sliced beef. Marinate for about 1 hour.

Lo Mein Procedure

When ready to cook, heat a saute pan over medium-high heat. Add 1 Tbsp of the peanut oil. Saute the minced garlic and ginger for 30 seconds, then add the 1 Tbsp of scallions. 
Toss in the chopped bok choy, bean sprouts and stir. Add the hoisin, soy sauce, parsley, and the cooked noodles. Stir to combine.

Season with the 5-spice powder, smoked paprika and a pinch of The Edge, to taste. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Stir-Fry Procedure

In the same pan, heat the next Tbsp of oil. Stir in the next tsp of garlic andf ginger. Add the beef, lifting it from the marinade with tongs. Be very careful of oil splatter.  Stir to brown the meat on all sides. 

Stir in the broccoli, red pepper, onion and scallions. You can add sliced bamboo shoots and/or water chestnuts at this point also, if desired.

 Stir in the 1 tsp plum sauce, 2 Tbsp soy and a bit of the marinade from the meat. If desired, the sauce can be thickened with the mixture of water and cornstarch. 

Taste for seasoning and add a pinch of The Edge and crushed red pepper, if desired. 

Plate by placing the lo mein noodles on a plate and spooning the beef stir-fry over the noodles. 

Description:
"Easy dish from supermarket ingredients"