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Sesame Steak

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“This stir fry is a little more involved than most but I found the flavor to way surpass most of the quick stir fry meals I've tried. This is a great "Friday night kick back and enjoy the process" kind of meal. This is from the "Chinese, the essence of Asian cooking" cook book.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim the steak and cut into thin strips about 2-inches long. Make the marinade. In a bowl, blend the cornstarch with the rice wine, then stir in the lemon juice, soy sauce, Tabasco, ginger and garlic. Stir in the steak strips; cover and leave in the fridge, up to 4 hours.
  2. Place the sesame seeds in a wok or large frying pan and dry-fry over moderate heat, shaking the pan, until the seeds are golden. Set aside.
  3. Heat the sesame and vegetable oils in a wok or frying pan. Drain the steak, reserving the marinade, and stir-fry a few pieces at a time until browned. Remove with a slotted spoon. Add the mushrooms and green bell pepper and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Add the scallions and cook for 1 minute more.
  4. Return the steak to the wok, together with the reserved marinade, and stir over a moderate heat for a further 2 minutes, or until the ingredients are evenly coated with glaze. Sprinkle the sesame seeds on top and serve immediately with cooked rice.

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