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Crispy Chili Beef

Crispy Chili Beef


  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Yield: 2 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. beef flank, cut into thin strips
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons five spice powder, divided
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Toss the beef strips into 2 tablespoons cornstarch, thoroughly coating them
  2. Mix salt, 1 teaspoon five spice powder, 1 teaspoon cornstarch and pepper with egg, beating to get rid of clumps
  3. Toss the beef strips into the batter
  4. Over medium high heat, deep-fry the battered beef strips in batches for 2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels
  5. Mix the remaining five spice powder with chili flakes and toss with the fried beef strips
  6. Dish and serve immediately

Notes

Inspired by Vohn Vittles

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