Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry

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    This is a basic stir fry sauce, you can substitue chicken, pork or shrimp and use any vegetables you like!


    Stir Fry Sauce

  1. 1 1/4 c water
  2. 1/4 c soy sauce, reduced sodium
  3. 2 T corn starch
  4. 1/2 t black pepper
  5. 2 garlic cloves
  6. 1 t fresh ginger grated
  7. 1/8 t cayenne pepper
  8. Stir Fry

  9. 8 oz fresh asparagus spears, bias-sliced into 1 inch pieces
  10. 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  11. 1 T peanut oil or vegetable oil
  12. 1 lb lean boneless beef, cut into thin bite-sized strips
  13. splash of sherry, optional
  14. 1 (16 oz) can straw mushrooms, drained
  15. rice, cooked to package directions for serving


    Stir Fry Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, stir together water, soy sauce, cornstarch, pepper, garlic, and cayenne pepper. Set aside.
  2. Stir Fry

  3. In a wok or large skillet, add oil. Heat over high heat.
  4. Add onions and asparagus and stir fry for 3 to 5 minutes until crisp tender. Remove vegetables from wok, cover to keep warm.
  5. To now empty pan, over high heat, add beef. Stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Add a splash of sherry, if desired.
  7. Return vegetables back to wok.
  8. Add mushrooms, stir to combine.
  9. Add stir fry sauce.
  10. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
  11. Serve over rice or noodles.

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Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: Entree
Type of Food: Stir fry
Ethnicity/Origin: Asian,Chinese
Key Ingredient: Beef,Asparagus,Soy Sauce,Ginger,Onions,Mushrooms,Rice,Sherry
Difficulty: 1 - Easy
Make Ahead: No
Prep Method: Stovetop
Themes/Holidays: Chinese New Year

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