Sliced Beef and Tomatoes in Black or Brown Bean Sauce
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Yield: 2 big servings, 4 small servings
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or peanut oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 12 oz beef tenderloin, cut into thin strips
  • ¼ cup black or brown bean sauce* - brown is spicier
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil*
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce, more or less depending on how much heat you like.
  • Chopped cilantro or parsley.
  1. Over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon vegetable or peanut oil in a skillet. or wok Add the onion, garlic, ginger, and sliced cherry tomatoes. Stir and fry for 5 minutes. Add the beef and cook for another 5 to 7 minutes. Add the black bean sauce, scallions, brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, and sriracha. Cook for another 5 minutes then garnish with chopped cilantro or parsley and serve.
* Can be found in most Asian grocery stores/markets, and many supermarkets.
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