Beef and French-Fried Potatoes (Thit Bo Xao Khoai Tay

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Title: Beef and French-Fried Potatoes (Thit Bo Xao Khoai Tay
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Beef, Vietnamese

Ingredients:

3 Potatoes; peeled and sliced
1/2 ts Cornstarch
1/2 c Water
1 l Round steak; sliced
4 Garlic cloves; minced
3 ts Fish sauce
1 Onion; wedged
1/2 ts Pepper
2 Green onions; chopped
1 Cooking oil
1 Tomato; small cubes


Cover bottom of skillet with approximately 1/2 inch of cooking oil and
bring to a medium-high heat. Drop in potato strips and fry until golden
brown; remove, drain, and set aside. pour off all of oil xcept 3-4 tb.
Stir the cornstarch into the water and add the fish sauce. Reheat the
remaining oil in skillet and briefely sautee the onion wedges and garlic.
Next add the beef and stir-fry for approximately two minutes. Then add the
tomato cubes and the green onions. As you stir, add the cornstarch
mixture. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until the liquid is reduced slightly.
Return the potatoes to the skillet. Strir well and allow time just to heat
through. Add pepper to taste. Serve.
Recipe By : Living and Cooking Vietnamese by Paula Tran

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #234

Date: Tue, 1 Oct 1996 19:43:31 -0400 (EDT)

From: "roperez@erols.com"