Fast forward to this weekend. Nine people in the house, a craving for Chinese food, as a chunk of beef in the fridge. Voila.
RECIPE: GINGER BEEF
Beef (prepare however you want - could be left over roast, grilled steaks, or ground beef)
1 tbsp oil for cooking
1 onion, finely minced
1 large hand of ginger, finely minced
A splash of water (maybe 1/2 cup)
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup fish sauce
1/4 cup Srirachia
2 lemons, juiced
> prepare beef as usual (grill steak, slice roast into strips and fry, cook ground beef or make meatballs, etc.)
> heat up the oil in a pan and sauté the onions until soft; add in the ginger and water and let cook another 5 minutes or so
> pour onion and ginger mix along with the rest of the ingredients into the blender; blend until smooth
> pour the sauce over the beef, garnish with bell peppers, cilantro, green onion, and sesame seeds
> serve over rice or rice noodles and enjoy!!