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Moo Shu Beef Fajitas

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Yield

Yield: 24 servings

kikkoman products used:

ingredients

1/4 cup canola oil
10 ounces broccoli florets
9 ounces thinly sliced onions
4 ounces snow peas
10 ounces thinly sliced cabbage
10 ounces finely julienned carrots
10 ounces sliced button mushrooms
7 ounces green onion pieces (1-inch long)
10 ounces bean sprouts
salt and pepper

6 pounds beef loin, top sirloin butt, boneless
1 cup Kikkoman Soy Sauce
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup dry sherry
1/3 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup sugar

48 small (7-inch) flour tortillas, warmed
Hoisin Peanut Sauce (recipe below)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

directions

In rondo, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add broccoli, onions and snow peas; sauté 3 minutes. Add cabbage, carrots, mushrooms and green onion pieces; sauté 3 minutes. Stir in bean sprouts; remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cut beef into thin strips (2 x 3/4 x 1/8-inch). In bowl, combine soy sauce, oil, sherry, cornstarch and sugar; add beef, tossing to coat. Marinate 15 minutes.

Heat rondo over medium-high heat. Add beef, in batches, and sauté 1 to 2 minutes or until browned. Remove from pan.

For each tortilla, spread 2 teaspoons Hoisin Peanut Sauce on center. Top with 1/3 cup vegetables and 1/4 cup beef; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon cilantro and 1/8 teaspoon sesame seeds. Roll to close. For each serving: Plate 2 fajitas.

To make Hoisin Peanut Sauce: In saucepan, combine 1 cup water, 1/2 cup (5 ounces) smooth or chunky peanut butter, 1/2 cup (5 1/2 ounces) Kikkoman Hoisin Sauce, 2 tablespoons sesame oil, 2 tablespoons Kikkoman Less Sodium Soy Sauce, 1 tablespoon grated or minced fresh ginger, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon Vietnamese chili garlic sauce and 1 tablespoon rice vinegar; heat over medium-high heat to a boil, stirring frequently with wire whisk. Reduce heat; simmer 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in additional water to thin, if necessary. (Yield: 2 1/4 cups)

Recipe created by Chef Tim Cushman

THE STORY OF SOY SAUCE

Even people who love soy sauce and use it all the time are often surprised to learn what it is and how it’s made. We make ours from just four simple ingredients—water, soybeans, wheat, and salt. Those ingredients are transformed through a traditional brewing process—much like making wine or beer—that has remained unchanged for centuries.

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