Yield: 4 to 5 servings
- 1 1/2 lbs top beef round or sirloin steak
- 1/4 cup salad oil
- 1 cup water
- 1 medium onion, cut in 1/4 inch slices
- 1/2 tsp garlic salt
- 1/4 tsp ground ginger
- 2 medium green pepper, cut into strips
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 2 to 3 tsp sugar, if desired
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 medium tomatoes
- hot cooked rice
Instructions:Trim fat from meat; cut meat into strips. Heat oil in large skillet. Cook meat, turn frequently, until brown, about 5 minutes.
Stir in water, onion, garlic salt and ginger. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes for round steak, and 5 to 8 minutes for sirloin. Add green pepper strips during last 5 minutes of simmering.
Blend cornstarch, sugar and soy sauce; stir into meat mixture. Cook, stiring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute.
Cut each tomato into eighths; place on meat mixture. Cover; cook on low heat just to heat tomatoes through about 3 minutes. Serve over rice.