8 ounces beef filet, cut into 1/2 inch strips2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 onion, chopped1 clove garlic, minced1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger root1 green bell pepper, chopped1 carrot, chopped1 (10.5 ounce) can beef broth1 tablespoon cornstarch1 teaspoon white sugar1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon oyster saucesalt and pepper to taste
In a large skillet over medium high heat, saute the beef slices in the oil for 5 minutes, or until well browned. Add the onion, garlic and ginger and saute for 5 more minutes. Then add the green bell pepper, carrot and beef broth. Reduce heat to low and let simmer. Meanwhile, in a separate small bowl, combine the corn flour, sugar, soy sauce and oyster sauce, if desired. Stir thoroughly, forming a smooth paste. Slowly add this to the simmering beef and vegetables, stirring well, and let simmer to desired thickness. Season with salt and pepper to taste.