*  Exported from  MasterCook II  * 
                               Beef Chow Mein 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00 
 Categories    : Oriental                         Main Dishes 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method 
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      3/4  pound         Round/rump steak 
    1      tablespoon    Soy sauce 
    1      teaspoon      Salt 
    1      tablespoon    Sugar 
    8                    Fresh Mushrooms 
      1/2  pound         Bean sprouts 
    6      ounces        Bamboo Shoots (can) 
    3                    Green Onions (scallions) 
    1                    Egg 
    2      cups          Beef Stock 
    2      tablespoons   Cornstarch 
    1      teaspoon      Seseme oil 
    2      cups          Dried egg noodles 
                         Deep frying oil 
 Slice beef about 1 inch long 1/2 inch wide and as thin as possible. Mix the
 salt, sugar and soy sauce together and mix well, then ad the beef and
 marinate for at least one hour, longer for more flavor. Wash and slice the
 mushrooms, including stems.  Slice the bamboo into thin strips; slice the
 scallions into 1 inch pieces; soak, rinse and drain the bean sprouts. In a
 seperate bowl, mix the cornstarch and beef stock together. 
 Drain the beef reserving the marinade. Heat the seseme oil and stir fry the
 beef for 4 to 5 minutes. Ad the cornstarch mixture and remaining marinade,
 bring to a boil stirring constantly; ad the vegetables and simmer for 5
 minutes longer. 
 Cook noodles in boiling water for 4 to 5 minutes; drain thoroughly. Deep
 fry as needed draining on absorbent paper. Beat the egg adding 1 tablespoon
 water and pour onto lightly oiled skillet. Make a small thin omelet and
 slice into thin strips. Place cooked noodles on hot dish, top with beef
 mixture and garnish with the strips of omelet. 
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