Ingredients

Stir Fry

  • 1.5 lbs flank steak
  • 1/2 onion
  • 5 green onions
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1.5 Tbsp chopped ginger
  • 4 dried red chilis
  • 4 Tbsp oil, divided

Marinade

  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Chinese wine (optional)
  • 6 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce or tamari sauce
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 Chinese wine (optional)
  • 5 Tbsp brown sugar (see note 1 for keto options)
  • 1 Tbsp corn starch
  • 2 Tbsp water

Instructions

Stir Fry Method

  1. Thinly slice beef at an angle, about 1/8 of an inch. Mix with marinade ingredients in a bowl. Add in beef strips and mix well.
  2. Chop onions and green onions, separating white and green portions of green onions. Finely chop ginger and garlic. Cut dried red chilis into strips.
  3. Mix first four sauce ingredients. Separately, mix water and corn starch until well blended.
  4. Heat 2 Tbsp oil in wok over medium high heat. Add meat strips and sear, about 3-4 minutes per side. Remove and spread on a plate.
  5. Heat remaining oil to pan and add onion and white portion of green onions. Stir and cook until slightly softened.
  6. Add ginger, garlic and red chili strips, stir. Add mixture of soy sauce, wine, brown sugar and stock. Add corn starch mixture and stir well. Let simmer until sauce begins to thicken.
  7. Stir in meat and green portions of green onions.
  8. Serve hot with your favorite rice.

Crock Pot Method

  1. Thinly slice beef at an angle, about 1/8 of an inch. Mix with marinade ingredients in a bowl. Add in beef strips and mix well.
  2. Chop onions and green onions, separating white and green portions of green onions. Finely chop ginger and garlic. Cut dried red chilis into strips.
  3. Mix all sauce ingredients except the green portions of the green onions.
  4. Add add all ingredients (again, holding aside the green portion of green onions) to the crock pot.
  5. Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-5 hours.
  6. Garnish with reserved green onions and serve.

Instant Pot Method

  1. Thinly slice beef at an angle, about 1/8 of an inch. Mix with marinade ingredients in a bowl. Add in beef strips and mix well.
  2. Chop onions and green onions, separating white and green portions of green onions. Finely chop ginger and garlic. Cut dried red chilis into strips.
  3. Mix all sauce ingredients except the green portions of the green onions.
  4. Turn your Instant Pot to Saute mode and add in oil. Once hot, add marinated beef and cook 2-3 minutes to get it a little browned up.
  5. Add in your sauce and mix everything well. Close the lid and pressure cook on High pressure for 10 minutes.
  6. Allow pressure to natural release for 10 minutes before opening the lid. Garnish with green onions and serve.
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