Szechuan Noodles With Spicy Beef Sauce
Tired of the same old ground beef recipes? This one will give your taste buds a good kick in the... well, the tastebuds. I love Asian food but I rarely do takeout so I needed to start making my own. On a side note, there are way less cats in my neighbourhood... I'm kidding! Or am I?
1 lb ground beef
1 1/2 cups chopped onions
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1/2 - 1 1/2 teaspoon dry crushed red pepper (start off with just a little and work your way up)
2 tablespoons sesame oil
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 cup beef broth
1/3 cup hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
8 ounces vermicelli, cooked
1/2 cup sliced green onions Instructions:
Brown ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles; drain and keep warm.
Pour sesame oil in pan and heat till hot. Saute onion and next 4 ingredients hot sesame oil until tender.
Combine cornstarch and beef broth, whisking until smooth.
Stir broth mixture, hoisin sauce, and soy sauce into onion mixture.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
Stir in ground beef.
Toss with hot cooked pasta, and sprinkle with sliced green onions.