Beef Chow Mein Recipe
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Beef Chow Mein Recipe

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THIS IS my basic recipe for stir-fry. I've tried others but always come back to this one. I have also substituted chicken and chicken broth for the beef and beef broth and found it just as good. -Margery Bryan, Royal City, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 pound beef tenderloin, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups assorted fresh vegetables
  • 1/3 cup beef broth
  • Chow mein noodles or hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 296 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein Diabetic Exchanges:3 lean meat, 2 vegetable 2 fat

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Add beef; toss to coat. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry beef in oil until no longer pink; remove and keep warm.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Add vegetables and broth; stir-fry for 4 minutes. Return beef to the pan; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until heated through. Serve with chow mein noodles or rice. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Beef Chow Mein in Reminisce January/February 1999, p49

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.


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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2015

"So delicious! My family insists that I make this every week. I used to buy packets of Chow Mein mix but this tastes so much better. We like lots of sauce so I made one slight change; I used 1 cup of beef bouillon instead of 1/3 cup."

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