Fresh ginger and soy sauce give this dish and Asian flavor. Filet strips are sauteed with vegetables (which may be varied to suit individual tastes).
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 8 ounces beef filet, cut into 1/2 inch strips
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger root
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 carrot, chopped
- 1 (10.5 ounce) can beef broth
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon white sugar
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
- salt and pepper to taste
In a large skillet over medium high heat, saute the beef slices in the oil for 5 minutes, or until well browned. Add the onion, garlic and ginger and saute for 5 more minutes. Then add the green bell pepper, carrot and beef broth. Reduce heat to low and let simmer.
Meanwhile, in a separate small bowl, combine the corn flour, sugar, soy sauce and oyster sauce, if desired. Stir thoroughly, forming a smooth paste. Slowly add this to the simmering beef and vegetables, stirring well, and let simmer to desired thickness. Season with salt and pepper to taste.