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    Mongolian Beef over Lettuce

    Mongolian Beef over Lettuce. Photo by Catnip46

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    40 mins

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    Catnip46's Note:

    I didn't have any Saifun Bean Threads so I used Chinese Noodles and was so glad I did. They gave this dish a 3 dimensional crunch along with the lettuce and water chestnuts that was thoroughly enjoyed. The sauce was great on the lettuce.

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    1. 1
      Soften 1 bundle saifun as pkg. directs. Drain; rinse with cold water and drain well. Coarsely chop and set aside. Save remaining saifun for use another time.
    2. 2
      Dissolve bouillon in 1/2 cup boiling water. Add 1/2 cup cold water. Mix in cornstarch, hoisin, chili and soy sauces; stir until cornstarch dissolves.
    3. 3
      Heat large frying pan, preferably nonstick over high heat. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil; coat inside of pan. Add half the beef. Stir-fry 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pan. Repeat cooking procedure with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil and beef. Return all beef to pan.
    4. 4
      Mix in green onions & tops, water chestnuts, saifun and chili sauce mixture. Cook and stir 2 minutes, or until thickened.
    5. 5
      Remove from heat. Line serving plate with lettuce. Spoon beef mixture over lettuce. Toss at table as desire.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mongolian Beef over Lettuce

    Serving Size: 1 (280 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 899.0
    Calories from Fat 759
    Total Fat 84.4 g
    Saturated Fat 33.9 g
    Cholesterol 112.7 mg
    Sodium 667.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 23.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    Sugars 7.0 g
    Protein 12.0 g

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    bean threads

    szechwan chili sauce

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