Wow reading everyone’s comments made me smile. The beef is crispy until mixed with the sauce, then becomes chewy and delicious. OK. Since they closed it down 5 years ago. Bruce please post the recipe! Yum. I was there. I know that this recipe is still on their menu today. Peter! Like the others I found there to be too much cornstarch mixture for 1lb. Second it was way too sweet for my taste. Since I didn't the batter didn't stick to the meat and there was little "crispiness" to it when cooked. Filed Under: Beef, Canadian Food Main Tagged With: Beef Flank Steak, Carrots, Garlic, Ginger, Green Peppers, Red Peppers. Made this as written (except I used a sirloin steak I had) and was delicious!! Should I confess that it was almost as tasty two days later? May 25, 2019 - Explore Geraldine Castle's board "Actifry" on Pinterest. Variety being the spice of life…. Place the wok or pan back onto the heat and add the garlic. 3. Not as meaty. 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Roast beef is a classic main dish for holidays, family get-togethers, and elegant dinners alike. I also used brown sugar instead of white, which deepened the flavor and color. When they are crisp, the beef it cooked. Fred became a friend of Daniel at the Palace restaurant and told me that it was Daniel who invented the recipe. Velveting meat is a Chinese cooking technique used in Chinese restaurants. The flavor was great, but the crisp was gone. Blessings, Drew <, Hi Drew! Warms my heart! Place cornstarch in a large bowl; gradually whisk in water until smooth. Valerie. I have a recipe I’ve been using and it seems to match the flavor everyone is looking for! It was superb! That’s what I do what I do. Which didn’t show up once everything was tossed together. Fred sent me a copy of Daniel’s how to make it and I keep it close, even though I have only made it myself once. For example, in Ginger East to West, Bruce Cost provides a recipe for Real Ginger Beef that is quite different from the typical restaurant version, using a full cup of ginger and two cups of fresh coriander leaves. Required fields are marked *. I’m GF as well and so instead of plain flour I added white rice flour. This is absolutely awesome! Cook, stirring frequently, until coating is crisp and golden, about 3 minutes. V. I first had Ginger Beef at the Wok Inn in northwest Calgary. I tried a few, and this is, by far, the most authentic, according to my taste memory. but I’m not driving for it…today. Info. Lisa. Usually paired with salt and pepper beef (which is the deep fried beef just tossed with salt and pepper) and steamed rice. Your instructions were very helpful! Thrilled you made it and enjoyed it! Valerie. Valerie. No one I knew had any Asian cooking experience. Jump to Recipe Print Recipe Sichuan style ginger beef stir fry is a very popular dish in summer days when fresh ginger is just harvested. It was upstairs with windows flanking one whole side facing the street. Not mushy, though. V. Those Asian flavors sound like so good to me! We made it mid-afternoon and put everything in the crock-pot and left it heating for two hours until we were ready to eat dinner and the rice was done. That’s why I do what I do and thank you ever so much for chiming in Karen! Seriously, “back in the day” this just was not the case. Unfortunately, we had to move east and I really miss both the soup and the ginger beef. How nice to recall this special place and time. We love serving Calgary Ginger Beef with Vegan Chinese Cucumber Salad , Goi Ga Vietnamese Salad , Shrimp & Pork Egg Rolls , Homemade Cong You Bing , Vietnamese Crepe Bánh Xèo , Indian Chickpea Crepes , Vegetarian Shahi Paneer … This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I am dying to see it. HI Samm… though it is called crispy ginger beef, it isn’t crispy, nor is it mushy. Sincerely, Though, would be interesting to taste the recipes alongside one another. Repeat with additional 2 teaspoons oil and remaining beef. Rae came to visit me one time – on the bus – and I asked, no… begged, her to bring me an order of it. Chinese food was a complete enigma. How long did you fry the beef strips for? But, “good enough”. Oh, and if you visit, take a look at the art on the walls. I still have your Mu Shu Pork on my “to make” list, Susan. I preferred the dish after it sat and darkened. If you discover the secret of the CRISP bit – let me know! I am so glad that I found a recipe for this that is authentic. So sorry for this confusion….the vegetables should be crispy before going into the TM bowl – so by that, I meant – they will not be limp. MUCH better and more like I remember it. In my recollection it was always very crispy, and I tried your recommendation of letting it sit for a couple of hours and it got soggy. Please let me know how you find this recipe! If gluten intolerant make sure you are using gluten free, black bean sauce, soy sauce and beef soup base. The resturant still exists and its a one story resturant in a district called Tuxedo. Thanks for sharing as it enriches the experience for all of us. We are speaking a foreign language, here. I worked there when I was just 16. Her post is well worth the read. Hi Lea, I have converted the beef and ginger to oz. I have made it both ways and the reason I photographed it one way and included the recipe as it is was because of my first experience. If you’re making our Calgary Ginger Beef recipe for a potluck or dinner party its best to create a menu that is well balanced in flavour and texture. Deep fried and stir fried. I think You Should Try Lingnan It is to die for, Thanks, Marc Just saw this post – lived in Calgary myself. Their ginger beef is both tender & crispy, unlike most other places & just a touch less sweet. It was my fav for years but in the old location one block east of Mcleod Trail. In a wok, heat up the oil until very high heat, stir-fry shredded ginger until fragrant. Your email address will not be published. They also do very good dim sum. V. My reply somehow got truncated but, I was meaning to say: Our favourite restaurants were the original Home Food Inn which I think was run by Alice (on 1st Street SW, about half a block north of 50th Ave S), Kham Han, Charlie Chan’s and the Flamingo Palace. Ginger is believed to be able to beneficial to our body dehumidification and removing the coldness. That pickled ginger recipe looks like a keeper! The old original Singapore Sam’s which was on the north side of the Avenue (now that’s dating myself). Greetings, Ian, I lived in Calgary from 1996-2005 and the Ginger Beef at the Ginger Beef Peking House on Macleod Trail SE was where I went, or ordered out, when I had cravings. I followed it as directed with the exception of using moose instead of beef. Others that have made it say it hits their happy spot! I have been away. They never closed the joint until you felt like leaving in the wee hours… [Read More …], Combine all ingredients, toss beef in batter, Deep-fry strips of beef, a few at a time, until crispy; set aside, Stir fry vegetables until crispy; add sauce, Bring to boil for 1 to 2 minutes; remove from heat, For the authentic original Calgary Crispy Ginger Beef keep warm for 1-2 hours until the dark deep flavour and colour has permeated the entire dish; the sauce will thicken during this time, Project 2019: Valerie’s Personal Evolv Health Story. Thanks for chiming in, Will! Not healthy, either, but delicious! So many years later, it is truly difficult to explain to this young population where global flavour is easily accessible as it explodes on every corner. The other stuff on the menu is mediocre, but those are worth the trip. In SE Calgary. 10 stars all the way! . DISCLAIMER: These photos were all taken BEFORE the essential 2 hour simmer time necessary for the depth of colour and flavour to permeate this dish. A note; I always ordered the gingered chicken rather then beef (same method) because the beef becomes too chewy. I have been hunting the elusive taste if ginger beef for decades. This Ginger Beef recipe is simple and easy that also tastes delicious. It is true, even though I could not find our Soya sauce, where it is, and might not ever find it again. I did a lot of research reading about the “authentic” recipe and the “real version”, but there was one gal that actually had me. Thank you, Rae Wyshynski, for sharing your world of food, your knowledge, and your passion with me. And it is delicious and tender, even without the Soya sauce. But you can use a cheaper cut of beef like flank steak. Still is. The difference is that anytime I was there, they served chewey ginger beef, not the tender beef (still crispy) that the original recipe created. Rae always knew what to do. Yes, she did. Have you made both, or either? I had refrigerated it and in the time it took to warm it also softened the meat a bit more than we like. Black Bottom Cupcakes?! I havent been able to find decent ginger beef anywhere. The sauce is super simple and works for many dishes! Can’t wait to try the flavour again. The actual amount of the coating consumed will vary. My friends and I used to frequent a “hole in the wall” establishment in Bowness; take-out only, and I cannot tell you how many orders of ginger beef I got from there (I wouldn’t be able tot ell you the name of the place). The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the coating ingredients. This is a fast version of the restaurant style ginger beef recipes. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used. WOW! Calgary has always had some great little independent restaurants. Yet, last night, I visited a local restaurant in Olds and was treated to the exact same style. Thanks for the tip! Was a Red Deer gal, as I said, but many a great Edmonton and Calgary haunt was investigated in those days. It has taken me until now to make it happen. Let me know how you enjoy the recipe! Please do not reprint this recipe without my permission. This is the original recipe but I like to add about 1/4 cup of teriyaki sauce as a variation. Slow cooker gingered beef is a wonderfully fragrant and simple main dish recipe. Remove from pan. Add in the Sauce and stir-fry a couple of times or until the sauce thickens. As do most of the family. This will allow it to cook within a very short time. Best meal in ages!! I’m cleaning out my fridge, so I had carrots, onions and broccoli on hand. Most love the recipe and find it truly authentic, so am glad the prominent flavours did it for you. Information is not currently available for this nutrient. I have also seen the pictures used in your blog on another blog. Mang came to Calgary and opened a restaurant called the Yum Yum Tree on 17th Ave, SW, which was there for close to 20 years. brand new Gramsy, so be prepared to hear a lot about this new role in her life! We made it together tonight and it was delicious. I think it was on Crowchild, then later on 14th street NW. Love your Crispy Ginger Beef enthusiasm! They are very fine, but were crisp when my recipe was finished; however, reheated they were no longer that way. Please tell me how to stir fry the vegetables and get them CRISPY???? It totally reminded me of getting my girlfriend to bring it up in the bus with her from Calgary. A single parent. Valerie. It will be as intoxicating as it ever was. Stir beef back into vegetable mixture; cook and stir just until heated through, about 3 minutes. Fresh grated ginger adds delicious flavor to this Asian-inspired beef entree. Any recipe that relies on a roux for its texture can use a slurry instead. It is probably one of the things that I miss the most since moving to Edmonton. Oh man, Silver Inn on Centre street. They have been through ups and downs including some sanitation issues, new owners, etc. Serina! This recipe is so much better than take out! As I said before, the recipe originated with Donald but I cannot attest to its provenance as to whether he was the originator. Turned out DELICIOUS!!! Homemade mincemeat ice, Chicken Fried Steak with Homemade Milk Gravy. Thank you for letting me know! I wasn’t actually “there”, but my dear friend, Rae Wyshynski, was there. Let me know what you think! Also a note to Samm. I still live in Calgary and live across the street from the Hawkwood Inn who makes Ginger Fried Shredded Beef as good as the Silver Inn and the Silver Dragon (I still patronize all three, Dim Sum at the Silver Dragon is a rite of passage for most Calgarians, try the silken tofu desert dish when it rolls by). Combine last 5 ingredients and add to vegetable mixture. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. Learn how your comment data is processed. thank you for the recipe. So, next time I won’t let it sit for more than 30 minutes and see what I think. So many memories! It was not as dark, though. Someone mentioned the Home Food Inn. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. to share with friends, in order to justify my ravings! Sincerely and warmly, Let me know what you think, Mary! I did download the one you have already posted for Ginger Beef (circa 2012) and I made it tonight. This vegan ginger beef recipe uses tender homemade beefy beefless seitan, coated in a crispy fried batter, and dressed with sweet ginger beef sauce. Make sense? Hope that helps and hope you try it. Thank you for all the hard work Valerie – will try it ASAP. I also know that I did give the recipe to my chef friend Blake who was quite interested in it. (Oldies, only, allowed; if you weren’t there then, you can’t have an opinion.) I did use the carrot, celery and onion as they are my personal preferences. It is as Canadian as it gets. Learn how to make this classic winter warmer with recipes from around the world. Serve with rice or oriental noodles. I live in Saskatoon and used to get ten orders to go to bring home and freeze to have later. It’s worth making at home. I, in Calgary often and sincerely appreciate the recommendations! stir fry sauce, beef, ground beef, beef, iceberg lettuce, puff pastry and 7 more Vietnamese Ginger Beef Stir Fry Glebe Kitchen fish sauce, sesame seeds, beef, vegetable oil, … Valerie, My wife and I lived in Calgary from 1986 through 1989 and remember this dish well. Appreciate you chiming in! But crispy ginger beef? Valerie. I wish I could have had the original beside this recipe to really taste each side by side. Educator, Writer, Gardener and Traveler who believes in buying and eating locally, and most importantly cooking at home! Dear Lisa, Crispy, sweet, spicy and delicious. Thanks! I grew up near Calgary and when I read your story my heart quickened because it had such similar emotions attached. Canadian Food Recipes; Preserving Canadian Food Practices, April 8, 2014 by Valerie Lugonja 112 Comments. Thank you for this recipe!!!! I have made half hearted attempts to grill it with a special variated plate but no success yet. Thank you so much, Michele for sharing your recipe! Oh, now I’m hungry. They are upstairs and a wonderful place to eat at least last time I was there. You said you wanted to rate it a one and it only accepted 5’s – but I usually hear the reverse. Ginger beef, a takeout favorite, is even better made at home. Thank you kindly. I have had such “special tea” in Vancouver after hours at Chinese restaurants. Pop on over – in a minute!I looked at the photo of the Silver Inn on google images. Whisk eggs into cornstarch mixture; toss steak strips in mixture to coat. Mongolian Beef Recipe: makes 2 servings You will need: 1 lb of flank steak, thinly sliced crosswise 1/4 cup of cornstarch 3 teaspoons of canola oil 1/2 teaspoon of grated ginger (about 1/2 inch piece) 1 tablespoon of chopped It was such a great weeknight meal – easy to prepare and is very forgiving of cheaper cuts of beef. Along the way I met a gentleman named Fred Towner who was trying to set up such a system for UFA. Yet, not even close to the flurry caused by the original dish. That was September 27, 2012 and it went on my “to do’ list. My wife has once again reorganized “her” kitchen and I am unable to find my original recipe for the Ginger Beef. Stir fry briefly over high heat. Let me know how it goes – rice flour should work – as that is what I do tempura with: rice flour and soda. I love ginger beef! Next time I will add a small amount of cornstarch to thicken the sauce a bit. Cheryl! Just sooooo yummy! We all went nuts. Thanks for the referral, Bruce – definitely will try it out next trip down. Rae knows how to describe flavour and texture. I don’t know why I never went back to that Restaurant. That is what food blogging is all about. Please do let me know how your version of the recipe goes and if you love it, share how you made it as I have a niece-in-law who cannot eat eggs or wheat, and I don’t have a lot of experience with those kinds of alterations. I lived in Calgary for about 2 years (2000-2002) and was introduced to ginger beef during that time. A par-cook first, let it cool, then fry before mixing and serving. Personally, I think skirt steak … I would love to make this for her “your way”. Yup. I could hardly wait to get her home from the bus depot before cracking it into the microwave. Will have to try it out. My favourite ginger beef was at Shan Tung, now closed. Perfect! She lived in Calgary, and I, in Edmonton, in the early 80's. The silver dragon is in china town in central calgary. Thanks again for sharing! She took me to the Silver Dragon Restaurant (I think) to try this “new dish” that she (and everyone in town, apparently) was raving about. Valerie. She’s got all the articles framed on the Shredded Beef… a little sensitive about the term Ginger Beef-it’s a misnomer passed around. My goodness Val, this is the stuff of dreams. In a separate bowl, stir together the broth and remaining 3 tablespoons of flour. Thank you so much for this recipe! Valerie The broccoli stems are just as tasty as anything else and I didn’t really miss the peppers, though I will add them the next time I make this because that really is the way it’s served, isn’t it? Have they changed that? Probably in early 1980’s. Valerie, I’m a born & raised Calgarian & loveeeeeeeeee ginger beef!! Thank you Valerie for this recipe. Thrilled that you loved the recipe. Valerie. Cook the meat, stirring it to break up the pieces occasionally, until it is mostly brown, about 5 minutes. BTW, we used to go to the Dragon Pearl on 9th, but since the ownership changed a few years back, it hasn’t been the same. Yes – the crispy doesn’t do so well after the resting bit, but the flavour does much better. There are no peppers in my recipe. DEEEE-licious! Serve this over Chinese egg noodles or plain white rice. Where is your favourite place to eat this dish in Calgary, Lindsay? Before the restaurant at 23 Ave was Tuxedo Cycle and Sports which has also moved just down the street. We do as well, and it really isn’t too difficult to make, is it? Pair this ginger beef stir fry with a bowl of rice to soak up the deep, arresting flavors of the sauce, and you’ll have a princely takeout favorite with ten times the taste! Attribution was in the exhibit at the RAM too. Thanks for this, I’m not sure I believe I can replicate the magic, but I’ll try! You saved Crispy Ginger Beef to your. You sound like a like-minded pal! Once I added the deep-fried beef to the vegetables and sauce it got quite mushy…do you have any recommendations for what I can do differently? He is the person who said he would post a recipe for Ginger Beef. Mongolian beef recipe 蒙古牛肉 with video demonstration. Living in the Vancouver suburbs I have not come accross a good take out for this dish yet. My quest continues. Later, we learned to make sweet and sour. This is one of the tastiest dishes I have ever had in my life. Will certainly be trying this recipe. It was my first serving job! Have you also tasted the traditional fare? I’d love to hear your thoughts on it! I have been hooked ever since. Ill fond it and send you the details. History of the Ginger Beef Recipe Derived from the northern Chinese dish, Jiāng Niúròu (薑牛肉), the ginger beef recipe is actually a North American fusion dish thought to have originated in Canada. The sauce will change them to a deep dark colour. There is a tofu variation served at Buddha’s Veggie restaurant in Calgary, mere blocks away from the Home Food Inn’s original location (they lay claim to the dish’s creation as well.) The meat should be cut into small pieces for beef stir-fry. Stir for a minute or two -- until fragrant -- and add the sauce ingredients -- cooking sherry, soy sauce, brown sugar and ginger. There are a couple of changes I would make however. And double up on the final sauce mix; you have to have it for the rice. And this recipe was perfect with the exception of the Red Pepper Flakes. Nowhere else was there food available before this experience – this invention – with such a pronounced garlic and ginger combination in our region. That was not the place I ate at. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. The flavours from the amount of ginger, garlic peppers and carrots are wonderful. Just watched the video. We made it with all the items shown on the plate and it is definitely not a 1. NO argument here! Hugs, You made my day! I bet that IS the restaurant! Finish: Add the fried beef … I Deep fried the beef (I used Round Steak) ahead of time and then made the sauce and added the meat. Holiday Traditions! When was the last time any of you can recall this happening in your region: a chef introducing a dish that was so captivating it became a Canadian Classic? I would say it was at least 4, maybe 5, years after tasting this dish that anything close to it could be ordered in Edmonton. My anticipation was high. Thanks, Alf! I haven’t yet tried your tecipe, and sadly will have to tweak it as I can no longer enjoy wheat or eggs ( but am confident I can do this with little taste change). Place it in a freezer bag. What You Should Do: 1. Let the sauce simmer as suggested but don’t fry your meat until you are getting ready to dine then and only then drizzle some sauce on it. It was early evening, so the room was almost empty when we arrived; people streaming through the doors when we left. Not. You really nailed the sauce and the inclusion of the slivered aromatics is brilliant. So I’ll add another place for you to try next time you’re here – Ginger Beef Bistro House on Country Hills Blvd NW. Does this help? I’m extremely interested!! I left Calgary in 1998 and since been craving it! Very interesting. I really really appreciate any help regarding special flavors or “smich of something”. It was good and I went back…yet, alas, not …quite …There! Can you tell me which vegetables to include when making this recipe? This guide to cooking roast beef will help you create a flavorful, moist, and tender roast. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. A little rice scooped into it, followed by a little of the crispy ginger beef. Why does the Crispy Ginger Beef recipe call for green pepper and red pepper yet your plate of julienned vegetables shows carrot, celery, and onion (along with the ginger and garlic), but no peppers? I’ve made this a few times and the recipe is virtually perfect. Carrots and celery with the rest. The fresh ginger root is essential to this recipe; don't substitute ground ginger. It tasted fantastic but the consistency was a bit off. Thanks so much for chiming in! Keep nagging me so that I can find it, please. I have a question about the vegetables: the photo of the fresh, julienned vegetables looks like it has celery and onion, and not green pepper, as the recipe does. My favourite Chinese joint… She feeds me gluten free, sizziling rice too, and remembers me years between visits. Valerie. When the beef came out with a lovely flavour but was way too chewy, Mang thought he had ruined it, but everyone loved it. I have no idea what the restaurant was called our family visited ( it was in a more industrial part if the city and looked like a bit of a rundown shack, but oh my, the food!) Valerie, Back in the 1970’s it was called Gee Doys, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR0uplCvPpE, Dear Alf, Should I post the recipe? The authentic recipe, however, includes the peppers. Let me know what you think! I made this recipe tonight as is written and it was fantastic! I was wondering do you know where I can find Gluten free light Soy Sauce in Calgary. Wonderful to hear, Nick! I am going to try your recipe this week and will get back… Back in the mid to late 1980’s, we would also go to Kings (Center & 17th) for lunch at least twice a week. Firsts are, well, first. Wonderful cooking including a whole baked fish. Being unhealthy for a meal like is totally worth it. Eventually, I found a place in Edmonton that served it similarly to the Silver Inn. Thanks. A shot in the dark, but do you know how one might substitute ingredients to make the recipe low carb? My favorite haunt in Calgary was Singapore Sams usually after clubbing on the weekends for the best ginger chicken & dumplings in town. I have added this recipe to my Minute Steak Series, as I made this with Minute Steak or Cube Steak, and it was exceptional! They should remain crispy, yet cooked. Beef strips are wok-fried with a crispy coating, colorful veggies, and a sweet dark sauce. He makes it himself, not buying the bulk stuff that other restaurants do. To make the dish gluten-free, use rice vinegar instead of Chinkiang vinegar, use tamari or coconut aminos to replace the soy sauce, and use dry sherry instead of Shaoxing wine. There are numerous restaurants called Ginger Beef here but that one specifically is very good. 2. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened. Thanks, David! Try Blue Willow in downtown Edmonton – good ginger beef and good Chinese food in general. For example, you may use a roux initially, then discover your soup or stew didn’t thicken as much as you’d like. The process of velveting is one where you marinate raw meat to tenderise it in cornstarch and egg white or bicarb to give it a soft, velvety texture. Step 4. My wife is the keeper of recipes and I have no idea where she has filed it. See more ideas about actifry, actifry recipes, ginger beef. Your eye is fooling you. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch with 2 tsp. water until smooth. Valerie. Always happy to hear that this recipe has brought joy to a family who loves it as much as we do! Of course the garlic and ginger are critical to the flavour – but the carrots, celery and peppers? Valerie. Amount is based on available nutrient data. If you like spicy, just add more chili pepper flakes! I read it three times again today as I could not imagine why I didn’t include the change in the recipe and in my writing. No need to slice up the meat as you are using ground beef. We I am a kitchen appliance lover. Toss in beef slices and continue to stir-fry for a few minutes, or until beef is cooked. Thank you so much for publishing this recipe! The joy I felt upon seeing Calgary Ginger Fried Beef on the menu at the Pilot in yorkville, sent me into a veritable tizzy of anticipation. I don’t think what I have written is an urban myth. Simply great as is! V. Singapore Sams was a great site when I went there and I went there over several years over the past 25+ years. The taste of fresh ginger with fresh garlic (not the ground versions) as bold as it was, in a sweet, spicy sauce held irresistible allure. It is so different than the tough stuff you normally get. First I would dry the meat thoroughly before putting it in the batter. Drain off all but 1 tablespoon oil; cook and stir carrot, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, green onions, ginger, and garlic over high heat until lightly browned but still crisp, about 3 minutes. 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