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Every year during tomato season my father would drive us to San Francisco's China Town just to get a plate of Tomato Beef Chow Mein. It was only available during the peek of tomato season. This really is does need good tasting tomatoes.
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- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 tablespoons ginger, minced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 tablespoon sherry wine
- 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1/2 lb flank steak, sliced thin against grain
- 1 lb chow mein noodles
- 1 medium onion
- 1 green bell pepper
- 2 medium tomatoes, very ripe and taste
- 1 tablespoon oil
- frying oil
- 1Thinly slice beef. Mix marinade and beef together. Set aside.
- 2Mix sauce ingredients and set aside.
- 3Cook mein noodles in boiling water for 1-3 minutes. They cook fast. Rinse well with cold water and drain. Toss with 1 tablespoon oil so noodles won't stick together. Heat large nonstick skillet, glaze with oil and pan fry 1/4 of the noodles at a time. Put in very low oven to keep warm.
- 4Thinly slice onion and pepper set a side.
- 5Cut tomatoes into 1/2" wide wedges and set aside.
- 6Heat wok. add 1 tablespoon oil, swirl and add onions and peppers. Stir fry 2 minutes, then turn out of pan.
- 7Drain marinade off meat.
- 8Add 1 tablespoon oil to wok, swirl, add meat. After 1 minute, add tomatoes and stir fry w/meat gently.
- 9Return veggies to pan and add sauce. Cook stirring until it boils and thickens. Sauce needs to be thick enough to glazes the noodles with out drowning them.
- 10Pour over noodles and enjoy.
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Nutritional Facts for Tomato Beef Chow Mein
Serving Size: 1 (446 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 1788.3
- Calories from Fat 844
- Total Fat 93.7 g
- Saturated Fat 16.0 g
- Cholesterol 77.1 mg
- Sodium 3276.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 175.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 13.3 g
- Sugars 24.9 g
- Protein 49.4 g