HOT SESAME SEED BEEF
Very hot, very simple, very good beef stir-fry
This recipe has been floating around for years back east, where it's
also known as "Hot flaming death".
- 1 Tbsp rice wine
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 2 tsp cornstarch
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 5 tsp sesame oil
- 5 tsp soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp sesame seeds
- 1 1/2 tsp hot bean paste
- 1 1/2 tsp hoisin sauce
- 1 1/2 tsp oyster sauce
- 1 tsp minced ginger
- 2/3 lb beef tenderloin flank
- 3-4 lettuce leaves
(Use bok-choy if you can get it)
- 2-4 Tbsp peanut oil
Mix together all of the marinade ingredients.
Slice the beef across the grain into thin, diagonal pieces (about the size of
your smallest finger). Marinate for about half an hour.
Heat the wok until a drop of water dropped into it dances around as it boils.
Add enough oil to coat the wok and sautae the ginger. Stir-fry the
lettuce. Stir-fry the beef (in batches so the wok doesn't cool down too
Reduce the heat. Return the vegtables to the wok. Add the topping. Stir
around until everything is mixed and heated evenly. Serve.
Also add any other vegtables that you feel like. Sliced carrots or broccoli
are especially nice.
Hot bean paste also goes by the name Szechuan bean sauce etc. This is
the main "spicy" ingredient and should be handled with care.
Vary this ingredient to taste.
preparation: 20 minutes, cooking: 3 minutes.
No need to measure.
Sun Microsystems, Mountain View, California, USA
Recipe last modified: 3 Feb 87
From: falk@Sun.COM (Ed Falk)
Subject: RECIPE: Sesame seed beef (hot flaming death)
Date: 27 Mar 87 04:30:41 GMT
Organization: Sun Microsystems, Mountain View, California, USA
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