Aromatic Beef (Cold) Recipe
2 lb Beef bottom round,
4 oz Soy sauce
6 oz Dry sherry
4 Garlic cloves
2 Ginger slices
3 Scallions, in 1" lengths
1 Cinnamon stick
1 Star anise star
4 Basil sprigs
1 tbsp Sugar
Water to cover
2 tbsp Gelatin
4 oz Cold water
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
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
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