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Recipe Name: Aromatic Beef (cold) Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Chinese Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Beef Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 8

2 Pound(s) Beef bottom round
fat trimmed
4 Ounce(s) Soy sauce
6 Ounce(s) Dry Sherry
4 Garlic cloves
2 Ginger slices
3 Scallions, in 1" lengths
1 Cinnamon stick
1 Star anise star
4 Basil sprigs
1 Tablespoon(s) Sugar
Water to cover
2 Tablespoon(s) Gelatin
4 Ounce(s) Cold water
Sesame oil
Wash meat and pat dry. Brown quickly on all sides in a little oil.
Combine next 9 ingredients in a large kettle. Bring to a boil. Add
meat and water to cover. Lower heat and let simmer at lowest heat for
2 hrs. Off heat, let steep for 1 hr. Remove beef, chill, and slice
thin. Strain and defat liquid. Soften gelatin in water; add to liquid
in a fresh pot. Bring to a boil and reduce to 2 - 2 1/2 c. Let cool.
Arrange beef in a serving bowl or dish or mold that has been oiled
with a dash of sesame oil. Pour cooled liquid over. Chill in fridge.
To serve: unmold on a bed of greens. From: Michael Loo Recipes
posted to FIDO COOKING echo by Mike Loo, an excellent cook, between
Dec 1, 1944 and Jul 31, 1995. Many are authentic Chinese recipes.

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 606
Calories From Fat: 334
Total Fat: 37.1g
Cholesterol: 169.1mg
Sodium: 566.7mg
Potassium: 580.8mg
Carbohydrates: 7.2g
Fiber: 1.7g
Sugar: 2g
Protein: 52.6g

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