Korean Beef Stir-Fry over Shirataki Noodles

 

Korean Beef Stir-Fry over Shirataki Noodles
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons mirin*
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 8 ounces flank steak, trimmed of fat and very thinly sliced against the grain
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 2 teaspoons chopped jalapeno pepper, or to taste
  • 1½ teaspoons chopped fresh ginger
  • 4 cups mung bean sprouts
  • 1 6-ounce bag baby spinach
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds , optional
  • 1 package Shirataki Noodles
Instructions
  1. Combine mirin, soy sauce and cornstarch in a small bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Spread steak out in the pan and cook until seared on one side, about 1 minute.
  3. Add garlic, jalapeno and ginger and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  4. Add bean sprouts and spinach (the pan will be very full).
  5. Pour the mirin mixture into the pan and stir gently until the sauce thickens and the spinach is wilted, about 3 minutes.
  6. Stir in cilantro and sesame oil.
  7. Serve topped with sesame seeds (if using).
  8. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Pat dry with paper towels.
  9. Serve over Shiratki Noodles.
Notes
*Mirin is a low-alcohol rice wine. An equal portion of sherry or white wine with a pinch of sugar may be substituted for mirin. If you have a little extra time before dinner, put the steak in the freezer for about 20 minutes to help make it easier to slice thinly.

 

Beef Shirataki

Beef Shirataki
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 1 - 8 ounce package Shirataki Noodles, drained
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ cup mirin *
  • ½ pound beef, sliced paper thin
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger juice
  • 5 cups hot cooked rice
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry
  2. Drain and cut into 1 inch lengths.
  3. Bring the sauce, sugar and mirin to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  4. Add the beef and cook just until the meat changes color.
  5. Strain the beef over a heatproof bowl and return the sauce to the same saucepan.
  6. Add the onions to the pan and simmer for 3 minutes or until the onion softens.
  7. Add Shirataki Noodles.
  8. Return the beef, add the ginger juice and heat through.
  9. Divide the rice among serving bowls.
  10. Top with beef and Shirataki Noodles and about ¼ cup of the sauce.
Notes
Mirin* sweet Japanese rice wine used especially in cooking.