Crispy Beef In Chili Sauce

Crispy Beef In Chili Sauce Recipe

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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

How to Make Crispy Beef In Chili Sauce

Step-by-Step

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

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About Crispy Beef In Chili Sauce

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