Beef Noodle Soup
2 lbs Beef Shank or Beef Port Road
1 T vegetable oil
5 cloves of garlic, minced
1 inch chunk of ginger, chopped
2 star anise
2 scallion stalks, chopped
2 T Chili bean sauce
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 carrots, sliced
1 tomato, sliced
1/4 cup rice wine
1/8 cup sugar
fresh hand-pulled noodles
Soak beef pieces in hot water for about 5 minutes.
Drain beef and mix with chili bean sauce.
Over medium high heat saute garlic, ginger, scallions, and star anise in vegetable oil until fragrant.
Add beef shank and chili bean sauce and saute for a few minutes, until the beef is slightly browned.
Add soy sauce and cook for 2 minutes.
Add carrots, tomatoes, rice wine, and rock sugar.
Add water until everything is covered.
Cook in pressure cooker for 1 hour