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       Title: Sichuan Beef and Snow Peas Stir-Fry
  Categories: Main dish, Stir-fry, Meats
       Yield: 4 servings
  
     1/2 lb Tender beef steak
       2 tb Cornstarch; divided
       3 tb Kikkoman Soy Sauce; divided
       1 tb Dry sherry
       1    Garlic clove; minced
     1/4 ts Crushed red pepper
            -OR up to double this amount
       2 tb Vegetable oil; divided
       6 oz Fresh snow peas; trimmed
       1 md Onion; chunked
       1 md Tomato; chunked
  
   Slice beef across grain into thin strips.  Combine 1 Tbsp. _each_
   cornstarch and soy sauce, sherry and garlic; stir in beef.  Let stand 15
   minutes.  Meanwhile, blend remaining 1 Tbsp. cornstarch, 2 Tbsp. soy
   sauce, red pepper and 3/4 cup water; set aside. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in hot
   wok or large skillet over high heat.  Add beef and stir-fry 1 minute;
   remove.  Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in same pan.  Add snow peas and onion;
   stir-fry 3 minutes.  Add beef, soy sauce mixture and tomato.  Cook,
   stirring, until sauce boils and thickens and tomato is heated through.
   
   Source: The Art of Stir-Frying Made Easy with Kikkoman Sauces
   Reprinted with the permission of Kikkoman International Inc.
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
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