Mongolian Beef over Lettuce

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Catnip46

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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. 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. 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. Mix in green onions & tops, water chestnuts, saifun and chili sauce mixture. Cook and stir 2 minutes, or until thickened.
  5. Remove from heat. Line serving plate with lettuce. Spoon beef mixture over lettuce. Toss at table as desire.

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