Crispy Beef In Chili Sauce Recipe

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Crispy Beef In Chili Sauce

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Ingredients

1 lb
beef steak
1 Tbsp
soy sauce, light
2 tsp
rice wine
1 tsp
sesame oil
1/2 tsp
salt
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 Tbsp
flour
2 c
oil
1 1/2 Tbsp
oil
5
chiles, dried
3 Tbsp
garlic cloves, very thinly sliced
1 tsp
salt
3 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 c
water
1 tsp
cornstarch mixed with 1 teaspoon of water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the meat in the freezer for about 20 minutes, or until it is firm to the touch.
2
Cut it into slices against the grain, then finely shred the slices.
3
Combine the meat with the marinade and mix very well.
4
Soak the dried chiles in warm water.
5
When they are soft and pliable, cut them in half.
6
Heat a wok or large skillet until it is hot.
7
Add the 2 cups of oil and when it is very hot and almost smoking, deep-fry the beef in 2 batches.
8
Remove with a slotted spoon and drain the meat in a colander.
9
Heat a small saucepan and when it is hot, add the 1 1/2 tablespoons oil, garlic and chilies and stir-fry for 20 seconds.
10
Then add the rest of the sauce ingredients and simmer for 2 minutes.
11
Keep warm.
12
Reheat the oil in the wok until it is very hot.
13
Deep-fry the beef again until it is very crisp, about 1 minute.
14
Remove the beef with a slotted spoon, drain on paper towels and place on a warm platter.
15
Gently toss the beef with the sauce and serve immediately.
16
Serves 4 as part of a Chinese meal, or 2 as a single dish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy