Prep Time: 0 mins
Total Time: 12 mins
1 1/2 lbslean ground beef
1/4 cupsoy sauce
1teaspoonbeef bouillon, Instant
6ouncesfrozen Chinese pea pods, 1Pk
1 (5ounce) cans water chestnuts, drained and sliced
1 (5) cans bamboo shoots, Drained
11ouncesmandarin orange segments, drained( reserve the syrup)
Cook and stir the meat, onion and garlic in a large skillet until the meat is brown.
Drain off the excess fat.
Mix the soy sauce, cornstarch, and molasses and stir this mixture into the meat mixture.
Stir in the bouillon, water, pea pods, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots and reserved mandarin orange syrup and heat to boiling.
Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in the orange segments, recover and heat for about 2 minutes.
Serve over cooked rice with additional soy sauce.
“This recipe has potential but needs some spicy zip for our tastes. Made as posted it is a little bland.”