Mandarin Beef

Mandarin Beef

2 pounds sirloin steak, cut in thin strips
2 green peppers, large chunks
1 can water chestnuts
1 can bean sprouts
pea pods
1 T. cornstarch with 1/4 Cup water
2 T. corn oil or peanut oil
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. ginger
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. sugar
1 tomato quartered

Place oil in fry pan or wok about 350 to 380 degrees. Add beef and dry seasonings. Stir and fry quickly.

Simmer and add soy sauce and sugar. Cook, covered, about 5 minutes.

Add tomato, peppers, bean sprouts and water chestnuts and pea pods. Bring to a boil and cook 5 minutes.

Combine cornstarch and water; add to beef mixture. Cook, stir until sauce is thickened

Serve over Chinese noodles or rice