Shredded Vegetables and Beef


1/2 pound beef, cut into shreds
2 tablespoons cooking sherry
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 egg white
3 tablespoons corn oil
2 teaspoons cornstarch
3 medium carrots
3 white turnips
5 green onion stalks, or 1 medium onion
1 tablespoon corn oil
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar


Marinate beef in sherry, soy sauce, and egg white for about 2 hours. Heat corn oil in skillet. When very hot, quickly stir cornstarch into drained meat and put it into the hot oil. Fry only about 2 minutes and remove from skillet. Shred the carrots and turnips. Cut the onions into small pieces. Place 1 tablespoon corn oil in the skillet and heat. Put the vegetables into the oil and stir them well. Then add water and simmer for about 7 minutes. Add salt and sugar. Mix the beef with the vegetables and serve.


Serves 4.

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