Quick Sweet and Sour Beef

Ready in 30 minutes
5 servings

Heat a skillet. Add:

1/4 cup peanut oil

Heat oil over medium heat. While oil is heating, in a bowl, season:

1 pound sliced beef tenderloin or sirloin

with:

fine salt
ground black pepper

Set aside meat for a while. In a zip lock plastic bag, put:

1/3 cup cornstarch

Add the seasoned meat and toss to coat with cornstarch. Remove meat from the bag and shake
excess cornstarch. Adjust heat to high. Quickly fry in heated oil just to brown. Transfer
meat on a plate with absorbent paper towel. Set aside. Remove excess oil from pan. Over
medium heat, saute:

2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced

Add:
1 onion, quartered

Cook the onion until soft, mixing constantly. Put back the browned meat. Saute for 2 minutes.
Add:

1 package (16 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables, defrosted

Stir, cook for a minute, and pour in:

1/2 cup bottled sweet and sour sauce

Cover and simer for 5 minutes, stirring regularly. Serve hot on cooked rice. Garnish with sliced
spring onions or leeks.

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