Asparagus With Black Bean Beef Recipe

Step 1

Cut the beef when it is partially frozen, and cut it across the grain into thin slices.

Step 2

Stir baking soda solution into the beef (to help tenderize it). Stir in the marinade. Then stir in 1 tsp peanut oil and marinate the beef for one hour or more in the refrigerator.

Step 3

Heat 1 tablespoon peanut oil over high heat, add 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir in asparagus. Add 1/4 cup water. Cover pan for 2 minutes, and do not lift lid. When done, remove to a platter.

Step 4

Over high heat, add 1 tablespoon of oil. Stir-fry the RINSED black beans and garlic mixture. Stir for a few seconds. Add the beef. Stir-fry quickly until barely. Do not overcook or the beef will become tough. Sizzle in 1 tablespoon of rice wine and 2 teaspoons of soy sauce. Stir in asparagus.

Step 5

Add gravy mixture. Stir until thickened. Serve hot.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2lb Beef, sliced, marinated
  • 1lb Asparagus
  • 1/4ts Baking soda, dissolved in 2 teaspoons water
  • 1tb Chinese fermented black beans, minced with:
  • 4 Garlic cloves
  • 1ts Rice wine
  • 2ts Soy sauce
  • Peanut oil
  • 1ts Cornstarch
  • 1ts Soy sauce
  • 1/2ts Rice wine
  • 1/2ts Sugar
  • 1/4ts MSG (optional)
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1ts Cornstarch
  • 1/3c Water

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