Stir-Fried Beef with Tomato and Basil

Stir-fried Beef With Tomato And Basil Recipe

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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

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  • 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

How to Make Stir-Fried Beef with Tomato and Basil

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut 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.
  2. Cut 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.
  3. Heat 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.
  4. Stir 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.

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About Stir-Fried Beef with Tomato and Basil

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




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