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                       BEEF LO MEIN WITH BEAN SPROUTS
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       lb           Fresh Chinese egg noodles
                         - (medium width)
      1/2   lb           Beef flank steak
    2       tb           Oyster sauce
    2       tb           Dark soy sauce
    1       tb           Light soy sauce
      1/2   c            Chicken broth
    2       ts           Asian sesame oil
    2       ts           Sugar
      1/2   ts           White pepper
    4       tb           Peanut oil
    2       sl           Fresh peeled ginger -- bruised
    2                    Garlic cloves -- bruised
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   lb           Fresh bean sprouts
                         - tails removed, patted dry
    1       c            Chinese garlic chives
                         -ÿÿGreen onions,
                         -Cut into 2-in lengths
                         -----BEEF MARINADE-----
      1/2   tb           Soy sauce
    2       ts           Rice wine or dry sherry
      1/2   ts           Sugar
      1/2   tb           Cornstarch
    1       t            Sesame oil
   ADD NOODLES TO A LARGE POT of boiling salted water. Stir and when it
   reaches a second boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 1 minute longer.
   Drain. Rinse with cold water. Drain thoroughly. Cut meat against the grain
   in 1/4-inch thick slices. Mix beef marinade. Add beef strips and let stand
   for 15 minutes. In a medium bowl, mix together oyster sauce, dark and light
   soy sauces, chicken broth, sesame oil, sugar, and white pepper. Preheat a
   wok. Add 2 tablespoons of oil, 1 slice of ginger and garlic, and half of
   the salt; saute until fragrant. Increase to high heat, add beef; stir-fry
   until browned, about 2 minutes. Remove and set aside. Heat remaining oil in
   the wok over medium heat. Add the remaining ginger, garlic and salt. Pour
   in sauce mixture, stir and bring to a boil. Add noodles and toss to coat
   with the sauce. Add the bean sprouts, chives and return the beef; stir-fry.
   Pick out and discard ginger and garlic. ---
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