Chinese Shredded Beef with Sesame Seeds Recipe

Shredded Beef with Sesame Seeds 

Serves 4


1/2 lb. steak

1 egg white

salt, to taste

2 tsp. cornstarch

2/3 c. peanut or vegetable oil

1 tbsp. sesame seeds


1 tsp. soy sauce

1 tsp. cider vinegar

1/2 tsp. sesame oil

1 tsp. sugar

2 tsp. Sherry

1 scallion, chopped


Cut steak into thin strips “shreds” that are about 3″ long.

Whisk together egg white, salt, and cornstarch.

dd beef, toss, and refrigerate for 20 mins.

Heat oil in a wok, until it is moderately hot.

Add the beef mixture, and stir-fry until beef is white. Immediately, drain beef, and set aside.

Wipe out wok and add 1 tbsp. of oil. Reheat wok until hot.

Add sesame seeds, and stir-fry until slightly brown.

Add the sauce ingredients, and bring to a boil.

Return the cooked beef to the pan, and stir-fry for 2 mins., coating the pieces thoroughly.

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