1 (12 ounce) chuck
steak, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1 small carrot
1 small onion
3 whole green onions
1 green bell pepper
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil or to taste
1 teaspoon white wine
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
1/2 teaspoon hot red pepper sauce
1/2 cup warm water
2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
Cellophane noodles or steamed rice
If cellophane noodles are used, prepare them first, following directions on the
package. Deep fry, according to package. Slice beef thinly into 1 1/2 x 1/2-inch
pieces. Slice carrots, onions and green pepper into thin strips. Cut the whole
green onions into halves or thirds and slice lengthwise into strips.
In a small pan, combine oyster sauce, sesame oil, white wine, salt, pepper,
Hoisin sauce and hot red pepper sauce. Heat to simmer and set aside.
In a wok or heavy frying pan, add peanut oil and heat until very, very hot.
Stir-fry beef and garlic for 1 minute. Add carrots, onions, green peppers and
cook for 2 minutes. Add the sauce mixture and stir.
Combine 1/2 cup warm water and cornstarch and add to the mixture, stirring until
thickened. Place on deep fried cellophane noodles or white rice.
Variations: Can use fresh small cubes of chicken, thinly sliced barbecued pork.