Five Spice Beef And Bok Choy
Serving Size / Yield
- 1 Boneless beef sirloin steak (about 1 pound)
- 1/4 C Soy sauce
- 2 Tbs Dry sherry
- 2 tsp Minced fresh ginger
- 2 Cloves garlic (minced)
- 1 tsp Sugar
- 1/2 tsp Chinese five spice powder
- 1/4 tsp Crushed red pepper (optional)
- 1 Large head bok choy
- 2 tsp Cornstarch
- 2 Tbs peanut oil or vegetable oil (divided)
- Hot cooked Chinese egg noodles
- Thai red chili peppers for garnish
Cut beef across prominent grain into 1/8 inch thick slices; cut each slice into 2 inch pieces. Combine soy sauce, sherry, ginger, garlic, sugar, five spice powder, and red pepper in a large bowl. Toss the beef with soy sauce mixture. Set aside.
Separate bok choy leaves from stems; rinse and pat dry. Stack leaves and cut into 1 inch slices. Cut stems diagonally into 1/2 inch slices.
Drain beef; reserve marinade. Combine reserved marinade and cornstarch in a small bowl; stir until smooth. Set aside.
Heat the wok over medium high heat until hot. Drizzle 1 tablespoon oil into the wok and heat for 30 seconds. Add beef; stir fry 2 minutes or until beef is barely pink in center. Remove beef to large bowl.
Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add bok choy stems; stir fry 3 minutes. Add bok choy leaves; stir fry 2 minutes.
Stir marinade mixture until smooth; add to the wok. Stir fry 1 minute or until sauce boils and thickens.
Return beef and any accumulated juices to the wok; heat through.
Serve over noodles. Garnish is desired.