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my grandmother got this from Gourmet 1993 page 150.

my dad makes this to perfection.


  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup of beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons of scotch
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 lb boneless sirloin cut into strips
  • 2 red bell peppers cut into strips
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 6 scallions sliced thinly for small rings
  • 1 teaspoon of dried hot red pepper flakes ( i dont use)
  • 1 lb of penne


  • In a bowl wisk together the corn starch, soy sauce, beef broth, scotch, sugar, and sesame oil.
  • In a large heavy skillet or a wok, heat 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil over high heat and stir fry beef patted dry in 2 batches for 30 seconds or until brown on outside and pink inside.
  • Then heat the remaining oil in skillet without beef on a lower heat and add bell peppers for 2 minutes and then transfer them to a bowl with the beef.
  • Then fry garlic quickly and stir the cornstarch mixture and add it to the skillet.
  • Cook sauce stirring until it thickens and then stir in beef, scallions ( red pepper flakes if wanted) and salt to taste.
  • Then add in cooked penne, drain well and mix together.

Categories: Asian 

Author Credit: gourmet/ February 1993

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