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curried beef and tomato

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

A friend of mine from California who was second generation Chinese gave me this recipe. I love it and find it easy to make.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For curried beef and tomato

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 6 Tbsp
    cold water, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 lb
    boneless sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 md
    onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 1 c
    sliced celery
  • 1 md
    green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 md
    tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 1 c
    chinese pea pods
  • 4-6 servings hot cooked rice
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2-3 tsp
    sweet curry powder

How To Make curried beef and tomato

  • 1
    In a large bowl, combine cornstarch, soy sauce, 2 tablespoons water and 1 tablespoon oil until smooth; add beef and toss to coat.
  • 2
    In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry beef, garlic and ginger in remaining oil until meat reaches desired doneness. Remove meat with a slotted spoon and keep warm. Add the onion, celery, green pepper, pea pods, and remaining water to the skillet. Cover and cook for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and beef.
  • 3
    For sauce, combine the cornstarch, water, ketchup, soy sauce and curry, stir until smooth; add to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Serve over rice.

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