Ginger Beef Stir Fry, adapted from Williams Sonoma Meats & Poultry
1 lb flank steak, cut across the grain into long thin slices
1 T soy sauce
1 T sesame oil
1 T cornstarch
1/4 lb ginger, peeled and julienned
1 t salt
1 lb asparagus, cut into 1/4" slices
3 T water
1 clove garlic, minced
3 T sherry
1 t sugar
Mix soy sauce, sesame oil, and cornstarch. Add flank steak. Marinate at least 30 minutes.
Toss ginger with salt. Let stand 20 minutes. Rinse and pat dry.
In cast iron pan, heat grapeseed oil over med-high heat. Add beef and stir fry 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Pour off most of oil, add water and asparagus, stir fry until asparagus is cooked and water is gone. Add ginger, garlic, sherry, beef. and sugar. Stir fry until hot.
Serve over rice.