Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 30 mins | Yield: 6 Servings
Oh, my! This recipe is superb! Serve it over rice and you have yourself a meal to remember. Enjoy!
1 lb skirt steak, sliced thinly (flank steak or beef tenderloin will work too)
1 c cornstarch
2 tbsp vegetable oil, plus more for frying
1 large white onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 c carrots, julienned (can use grated or shredded carrots too)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
1/2 tsp dried red chilli flakes
1/2 c light soy sauce
2 tbsp vinegar (rice vinegar or white vinegar)
1 tbsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 c brown sugar, lightly packed
2 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
1/4 c green onions, thinly sliced
Step 1: In a large mixing bowl, add the steak and cornstarch. Toss until well coated.
Step 2: Place a saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
Step 3: Add vegetable oil and allow it to become hot.
Step 4: Add the onions and sauté for about 2 minutes or until soft.
Step 5: Add the carrots and sauté for about 4 minutes or until soft.
Step 6: Add the ginger, garlic, and chilli flakes. Stir until well mixed and cook for 2 minutes or until aromatic.
Step 7: Add the vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, sesame seeds, brown sugar, and black pepper. Whisk until well mixed.
Step 8: Reduce the heat to low and allow the sauce to simmer until thick.
Step 9: Place a deep skillet on the stove and turn the heat to high.
Step 10: Add 2 cups of vegetable oil and allow it to become hot.
Step 11: Add the coated beef and cook for 4 minutes or until brown. Make sure to cook them in batches.
Step 12: Remove from the heat and place the beef onto a place lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
Step 13: Add the fried beef into the sauce and toss until well coated.
Step 14: Sprinkle green onions on top.
Step 15: Serve and enjoy!
Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 1164mg | Potassium: 455mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 5437IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3mg
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