Szechuan Shredded Beef

Recipe by Olha7397
READY IN: 15mins




  • Place meat in freezer until partly frozen to make it easy to slice.
  • (Time will vary according to efficiency of your freezer but check at 30 minutes.).
  • Cut meat across grain into 1/4 inch slices, then cut into 1/4 inch strips.
  • Stir together soy sauce, sherry and vinegar; blend in cornstarch until smooth.
  • Toss meat strips in mixture, coating well; let stand for 1 hour at room temperature or longer in refrigerator.
  • Marinade should be completely absorbed by meat but if any remains, reserve and add to wok with sauce.
  • Stir together jalapeno pepper, ginger root, garlic and five spice powder; set aside.
  • SAUCE:
  • Stir all ingredients together and set aside.
  • In wok or skillet, heat oil.
  • Add beef strips and cook over high heat, tossing and stirring to separate, for 1 minute.
  • Sprinkle with sugar and cook, tossing and stirring, for 1 minute longer.
  • Lift pan from heat; add spice mixture and cook for 1 minute in heat of pan.
  • Add sauce and any remaining marinade.
  • Return to heat and cook, stirring, for about 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened.