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Moo Shu Beef

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Note: "I use 1-1/2 teaspoons of the minced garlic in a jar."

Ingredients

1 pound beef round or sirloin steak
3 cups packaged coleslaw mix
2/3 cup sliced green onions
1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 cup water
8 medium flour tortillas, warmed, or 4 pita breads cut in half
1/3 cup hoison sauce
MARINADE:
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon sesame oil or stir-fry oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed (see note)
2 teaspoons sugar

Instructions

Cut steak lengthwise in half and then crosswise into thin strips. In medium-size bowl, combine marinade ingredients; add beef, tossing to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 20 minutes. Remove beef from marinade. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add beef and stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes until outside of surface is no longer pink. Add coleslaw mix, green onions and cornstarch mixture. Cook and stir until sauce is thickened and bubbly. To assemble, spread one side of tortilla or pita bread pocket with 2 teaspoons hoison sauce. Spoon 1/2 cup beef mixture in center of tortilla of pocket.

Karen Urick
Prophetstown



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