Aug 24 # 1 of 1
1 Tbsp. peanut oil
1 lb. lean beef strips
1 tsp. five-spice powder
3 oz. Chinese dried mushrooms, soaked in warm water 15 minutes until soft, drained
10 oz. fresh or frozen pea pods, thawed if frozen
Heat oil in a wok or heavy nonstick skillet over high heat. Stir fry beef and five-spice powder 2 minutes or until browned. Add drained mushrooms and pea pods. Stir fry 2-3 minutes until pea pods are tender-crisp.