Red-simmered beef #2

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Beef chuck
2 \N Or
3 slices Fresh ginger root
2 \N Or
3 \N Scallion stalks
½ cup Soy sauce
¼ cup Sherry
2 cups Water
2 teaspoons Sugar

1. Leave beef whole and place in a heavy saucepan. Slice and crush ginger root; cut scallion stalks in two and add.

2. Add soy sauce, sherry and water and simmer, covered, until tender (1-½ to 2 hours). Turn meat several times for even color and seasoning.

3. Add sugar and simmer, covered, 30 minutes more. VARIATIONS: See variations for "Red-Simmered Beef #1".

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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