Spicy Orange Beef Filet by Amber
Adapted from Ching-He Huang’s Chinese Food Made Easy.
Juice from TWO oranges
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
2 tablespoons of Vodka
1-2 tablespoons of honey or brown sugar (TO TASTE!! Depends on our sweet or sour your oranges are.)
1 clove of garlic, minced.
1/2 tsp of black pepper
1/2 red pepper flakes
Garnish: Cilantro leaves
Make marinade, add beef filets and set aside. Slice green onion and mushrooms long ways. Lightly oil and fry until softened. Remove and set aside. Slice orange and grill slices just to get a little color. set aside. When meat is marinated (at least 30 minutes) remove from marinate and dry slightly. Lightly coat with flour. (optional) Heat pan til very hot. Fry meat til it has reached your desired temperature and remove. add marinade to pan and reduce until slightly thick. Coat cooked beef with thickened sauce, but watch out to over cook. Compose dish with all the ingredients.
Serve with rice or a nice green salad. We did not since we also had a pasta dish.