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Hong Shao Niu Rou Mian (Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup) Recipe

January 4, 2013

SERVES 10-12

INGREDIENTS8 lbs. beef shanks, cut crosswise into 2"-thick, bone-in pieces
1/4 cup Chinese rice wine
3 tbsp. whole black peppercorns
14 cloves garlic, crushed
8 plum tomatoes, quartered
8 whole star anise pods
4 yellow onions, quartered
2 dried chiles de árbol
1 4" piece ginger, chopped
3 tbsp. Chinese black vinegar
Dark soy sauce, kosher salt, and sugar, to taste
12 baby bok choy
1? lbs. thin egg noodles
Chopped pickled Chinese greens, for serving

INSTRUCTIONS1. Put beef in a pot, cover with cold water; bring to a boil. Drain beef; transfer to a clean pot with wine, peppercorns, garlic, tomatoes, star anise, onions, chiles, and ginger. Add water to cover ingredients by ?"; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer for 1 hour. Remove from heat; let sit covered for 1 hour. Transfer beef to a cutting board. Skim fat; strain and reserve broth; discard solids. Add vinegar and season with soy sauce, salt, and sugar. Pull beef from bones; cut into large chunks and add to broth.

2. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add bok choy; cook until just tender,... Get the recipe >>

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