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Moo Shu Beef

Moo Shu BeefMoo shu wrappers are spread with hoisin sauce and topped with stir-fried marinated flank steak and vegetables.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound beef flank steak or boneless top sirloin or top round steak, cut 3/4-inch thick
1/2 ounce dried shiitake mushrooms (optional)
3 cups packaged coleslaw mix
2/3 cup sliced green onions
1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 cup water
Moo shu wrappers, warmed
Hoisin sauce

Marinade:
2 tablespoons each reduced-sodium soy sauce and water
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
2 cloves garlic, minced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Soak mushrooms in 1 cup hot water 20 minutes or until softened. Drain well; remove and discard stems. Cut caps into thin strips.
  2. Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into thin strips. Stack 3 or 4 strips at a time; cut lengthwise in half.
  3. Combine marinade ingredients in large bowl. Add beef; toss. Refrigerate 20 minutes.
  4. Drain beef, discarding marinade.
  5. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove. Repeat with remaining beef.
  6. Combine cooked beef, mushrooms, coleslaw mix, green onions and cornstarch mixture in skillet. Cook and stir until sauce is thickened and bubbly.
  7. Spread hoisin sauce on moo shu wrappers; spoon beef mixture down center. Fold bottom edge over filling; fold right and left sides to center, overlapping.

Makes 4 servings.

*If moo shu wrappers are not available in your area, use flour tortillas.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.