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                        Celebration Beef Soup (Yan)
 
 Recipe By     : Martin Yan’s Culinary Journey Through China 1995
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :
 Categories    : Martin Yan                       Beef
                 Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         ***MARINADE***
    3      tablespoons   water
    2      tablespoons   rice wine
                         OR dry sherry
    1      tablespoon    cornstarch
      1/2  pound         lean ground beef
                         ***SOUP***
    5      cups          beef broth
    2      tablespoons   regular soy sauce
    1      tablespoon    dark soy sauce
      1/2  teaspoon      white pepper
      1/2                leek white part; only -- julienned
      1/3  cup           frozen peas -- thawed
      1/4  cup           diced carrots
    1      tablespoon    chopped cilantro
    3      tablespoons   cornstarch -- dissolved in
      1/4  cup           water
    2                    egg whites -- lightly beaten
    1      teaspoon      sesame oil
 
 1. Combine marinade ingredients in bowl. Add the beef and mix well. Let
 stand for 10 minutes.
 
 2. Place the broth, soy sauces, and pepper in a 2-quart pot; bring to a
 boil. Add beef and stir to separate. Add leek, peas, carrots, and cilantro.
 Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
 
 3. Add cornstarch solution and cook, stirring , until soup boils and
 thickens. Turn off heat. Add egg whites, stirring, until they form long
 threads. Stir in sesame oil.
 
 From Martin Yan’s A Culinary Journey Through China (KQED Books) Copyright
 Yan Can Cook Inc. 1995
 
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