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Wu's Beef



Thinly slice filet mignon across grain into strips 2x1/2x1/4 inches.
In mixing bowl, mix 1 tbs.
oil, 1 tbs.
cornstarch, 1 tbs.
dark soy sauce, 2 tsp.
light soy sauce, Hoisin sauce, cooking wine, 1/4 tsp.
sugar, salt, pepper.
Marinate sliced beef in this mixture 15 minutes.
Pour 2 qt.
oil in deep-fryer, heat to 400F on high heat.
Test for readiness by dropping a rice noodle into oil.
If it pops up, the oil is hot enough.
Put in the skein of noodles.
They should explode into a larger puff on contact with oil.
Immediately drain on paper towels.
Heat wok or skillet on high heat.
Coat sides, bottom with 2 tbs.
Fry onions 1 minute, then add beef; cook 2 more min.
Stir very little.
Combine 1 tsp.
cornstarch 1/4 tsp.
sugar, 1/2 tsp.
light soy sauce, 1 tsp.
dark soy sauce, oyster sauce, and 3 tbs.
water; stir until smooth.
Add to beef and onion mix, stir 1 minute.
Remove from heat.
Spoon beef on noodles.