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Vietnamese   -   Beef And French Fried Potatoes (Thit Bo Xao Khoai Tay)   adapted from The Classic Cuisine of Vietnam by Ngo and Zimmerman

  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Large Potatoes -- french fry cut
  • 6 Ounces Beef -- sliced
  • 1 Medium Onion -- cut into 8 wedges
  • 2 Medium Scallion -- cut 2 inch pieces
  • 1 Medium Tomato -- chopped
  • 1 Medium Green Pepper -- chopped
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Cornstarch
  • 5 Tablespoons Water
  • 2 Teaspoons Fish Sauce
  • 2 Cloves Garlic -- finely chopped
  • Cilantro
  • Black Pepper
Directions Pour oil in frying pan. Drop in potatoes and fry until brown. Remove, drain and set aside. Drain all the oil except for 2 tablespoons. Combine cornstarch, water and fish sauce. Reheat the oil and add garlic. Stirn then add onion and stir briefly. Add beef and stir fry until beef is done. Add scallions, tomato and green pepper. Stir and add cornstarch mixture. Add potatoes, stir well to combine. Allow potatoes to reheat and then remove. Serve garnished with cilantro and black pepper.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00

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