Beef With Peanuts

Originally in the 1991 cookbook


2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp salt
1 pound ground round steak
1 (10 ounce) package frozen peas, partially defrosted
1 tsp sugar
1/3 cup chicken broth or water
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 cup bean sprouts
1 tbsp cornstarch dissolved in water
1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts
2-3 cups hot cooked rice


  1. Heat oil with salt in wok.
  2. Add ground meat and stir-fry over high heat until no longer pink.
  3. Add peas and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  4. Sprinkle with sugar. Add broth or water and cover.
  5. When meat is tender, add soy sauce and bean sprouts.
  6. Add dissolved cornstarch and stir until thickened.
  7. Stir in peanuts.
  8. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Makes 4-6 servings.

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