Stir-fried Beef With Tomato And Basil Recipe

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Stir-Fried Beef with Tomato and Basil

Lynette !

By
@breezermom

Posted for participation in a game where chefs travel the world by preparing recipes from other countries. This one has been submitted for China. From foodnetwork.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stir-Fry

Ingredients

10 oz
flank steak
4 tsp
cornstarch, divided
5 tsp
vegetable oil, divided
1/4 tsp
salt
1 dash(es)
white pepper
1 small
white onion
2 medium
tomatoes
12
fresh basil leaves
1 tsp
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
hoisin sauce

Step-By-Step

1Cut the beef lengthwise into thin 2-inch long strips. Toss the beef with 2 teaspoons cornstarch, 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, the salt, and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
2Cut the onion into 1-inch squares. Cut the tomatoes into 8 wedges. Wash the basil and pat dry. In a small bowl, combine the remaining 2 teaspoons cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water and set aside.
3Heat a nonstick skillet over high heat. Add the remaining 4 teaspoons vegetable oil, the beef, garlic, and onion and stir-fry for 1 minute, or until the meat browns. Continue stirring for about 2 minutes over high heat.
4Stir in the hoisin sauce and cornstarch mixture. As the mixture begins to thicken, after about 1 minute, add the tomatoes and basil, stir for 1 minute. Divide among plates and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Chinese