Yes, please, Bruce. I must get back to Dim Sum at the Silver Dragon – I believe it was about 30 years ago when there last! Cheers, Just sooooo yummy! V. This is going to be a long story, but stay with me if you will. I would love to make this for her “your way”. Educator, Writer, Gardener and Traveler who believes in buying and eating locally, and most importantly cooking at home! Imagine it dark. Warms my heart! 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. First I would dry the meat thoroughly before putting it in the batter. THANK YOU.. We LOVE Ginger Beef. So I’ll add another place for you to try next time you’re here – Ginger Beef Bistro House on Country Hills Blvd NW. Making it at home at the time was completely out of the question. The meat should be cut into small pieces for beef stir-fry. You said you wanted to rate it a one and it only accepted 5’s – but I usually hear the reverse. Thanks for this, I’m not sure I believe I can replicate the magic, but I’ll try! I now live in Ontario & go there every time we visit , it’s seriously that good ❤️, Thanks for the tip, April! You must have tried the recipe before posting it but I myself couldn’t get them crispy!!!! Valerie. It's super delicious and just as good, or better than Chinese take-out ginger beef (AKA ginger fried beef or deep fried shredded beef in chili sauce). Add the beef to a large skillet over medium-high heat. Scroll down for the recipe link. Our bowl was empty. Blessings, Drew <, Hi Drew! Valerie. Next Time I will have the meat warmed in the oven before adding. Thanks for your question! The authentic recipe, however, includes the peppers. That’s what I do what I do. Valerie. Our family has made an effort to eat more vegetarian, partially for health, but also to get us out of our food ruts. So, next time I won’t let it sit for more than 30 minutes and see what I think. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. This was FANTASTIC! WOW! Thanks for all your work and your story!!! It was superb! It was my fav for years but in the old location one block east of Mcleod Trail. Please let me know how you find this recipe! Repeat with additional 2 teaspoons oil and remaining beef. I did a lot of research reading about the “authentic” recipe and the “real version”, but there was one gal that actually had me. Completed Project 2017 Posts: Cooking in the Kitchen With…. Still with me? Oh man, Silver Inn on Centre street. I also know that I did give the recipe to my chef friend Blake who was quite interested in it. I will as soon as I can. Peter! Yes, yes Kings off Barlow Tr and Center Ave served up HUGE bowls of the best won-ton soup I’ve eaten. If I only knew then how simply, and seriously unhealthy, this dish is, I would have learned to make it, and possibly craved it less. Though, would be interesting to taste the recipes alongside one another. Carrots and celery with the rest. Scroll down and follow my photos carefully and you will see what looks like yellow peppers is the ginger, and the red pepper looking strips are the carrots, etc. Still is. I waited. But crispy ginger beef? I lived in Calgary for about 2 years (2000-2002) and was introduced to ginger beef during that time. I will look tomorrow and if I cannot find it, I will look through my archives of BBS material. Can’t wait to try the flavour again. Thanks for sharing as it enriches the experience for all of us. Here is an excellent recipe for the ginger in case you’re interested (from a long-closed, much-missed restaurant in San Francisco):, MMmmm! This is a fast version of the restaurant style ginger beef recipes. The other stuff on the menu is mediocre, but those are worth the trip. Two minutes is plenty of time to fry each batch of thin strips of battered beef. Serve this over Chinese egg noodles or plain white rice. Since they closed it down 5 years ago. Ingredients 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon each cornstarch and ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 I followed it as directed with the exception of using moose instead of beef. This is way better than P.F. Valerie. I'd cut the amount of sugar by half. Thanks! The flavours from the amount of ginger, garlic peppers and carrots are wonderful. Your email address will not be published. 10 stars all the way! 2. The dish needs to sit in the sauce for a good hour. I did use the carrot, celery and onion as they are my personal preferences. Add the sauce to the skillet and let it bubble, while stirring, for 1-2 minutes until slightly thickened. Valerie, Peking Gardens at 14th and 14th had the magic that won my heart and lifelong craving. Thrilled that you loved the recipe. I had the first batch in for 5 minutes and the batter is still relatively soggy sitting in the bowl off to the side…, Your oil wasn’t hot enough, Shantel. I’ll ask my friends if they remember. Will certainly be trying this recipe. Their ginger beef is both tender & crispy, unlike most other places & just a touch less sweet. I wish the owners of Charlie Chan’s could read some of these rave reviews as they have been retired for some time now. Let me know how it goes – rice flour should work – as that is what I do tempura with: rice flour and soda. I could hardly wait to get her home from the bus depot before cracking it into the microwave. I just could not do it.). I also like to add sesame oil to the oil when I fry the beef. I live in Calgary and used to have this family run Chinese restaurant in my neighborhood. Love your Crispy Ginger Beef enthusiasm! It was not as dark, though. I always enjoyed my meals everytime there. . I Deep fried the beef (I used Round Steak) ahead of time and then made the sauce and added the meat. She lived in Calgary, and I, in Edmonton, in the early 80’s. The other on the east side but further south. Enormous. However, having said that I like it cold and dripping afterwards too. How to cook the beef crispy outside and tender insides. The recipe read to match very closely to what I had actually eaten, with the exception of the garnish. 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. Merry Christmas! 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? Ginger beef, a takeout favorite, is even better made at home. We made this dish for dinner last night from the recipe you posted. Alice ran it and it was better then before it moved. Valerie. Now I can make it at home. The recipe is there… and it is really up to your palate, me thinks. This is the original recipe but I like to add about 1/4 cup of teriyaki sauce as a variation. Probably because I am not sure exactly which one it was. How long did you fry the beef strips for? And it is delicious and tender, even without the Soya sauce. Thanks for this recipe! And I didn’t deep fry, but instead put a couple of tablespoons of avocado oil in my large stainless frying pan. 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). I, too, enjoyed this dish many times while visiting friends who moved from Edmonton to Calgary in the mid-seventies. Fred was a gourmand and an excellent cook. Yum. Best formula for the gravy. Have they changed that? I have made it and is better than any restaurant here. Hugs, 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 sauce is super simple and works for many dishes! I didn’t ever know where it originated, but the best we ever found (and ate regularly) was at a restaurant called “The Lemon Tree.” We went back years later, probably the early 2000s and couldn’t find The Lemon Tree, in either of the two locations we had know it. 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). Valerie, the best place to go for Chinese food is Singapore S Thank you, Rae Wyshynski, for sharing your world of food, your knowledge, and your passion with me. 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. Sirloin is best for stir-fries. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. 150 g beef (sirloin Valerie, The best ginger beef I ever had in Calgary was in the 80’s at a restaurant called Charlie Chans. There are numerous restaurants called Ginger Beef here but that one specifically is very good. Place it in a freezer bag. But, “good enough”. Valerie. I’m going to try it as soon as I get a chance. Simple used up all sorts of veggies and was a complete hit. They never closed the joint until you felt like leaving in the wee hours… Valerie. Vivid. Homemade mincemeat ice, Chicken Fried Steak with Homemade Milk Gravy. Finish: Add the fried beef … I get it all the time down on 17 Ave in Calgary at a place called Kings. I did download the one you have already posted for Ginger Beef (circa 2012) and I made it tonight. That was not the place I ate at. The resturant still exists and its a one story resturant in a district called Tuxedo. I sliced a chuck steak that was too coarse to grill but was perfect for this. I will check it out when in Banff next. I think it was on Crowchild, then later on 14th street NW. Just saw this post – lived in Calgary myself. Valerie, Your email address will not be published. My anticipation was high. Also I substituted Rice flour for the Corn Starch. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used. Perfection! 1 pound flank steak, cut into thin strips, 1 large carrot, cut into matchstick-size pieces, 1 green bell pepper, cut into matchstick-size pieces, 1 red bell pepper, cut into matchstick-size pieces, 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes, or to taste. In the 1970s, restauranteurs in Calgary altered the dish to suit Canadian tastes, making it sweeter and coating the beef with a Add the tapioca or cornstarch to a measuring cup or bowl. I also used brown sugar instead of white, which deepened the flavor and color. If you'd like to feature this recipe on your site, please rewrite the method of preparation and link to this post as the original source. I believe that the water content in vegetables stop them from getting “crispy”, as to my experience they would get soggy instead regardless how high the heat… HELP! I did have Asian friends, but the food culture, as it is now, was not an open one. Calgary has always had some great little independent restaurants. No one I knew had any Asian cooking experience. This vegan ginger beef recipe uses tender homemade beefy beefless seitan, coated in a crispy fried batter, and dressed with sweet ginger beef sauce. V. The best place to go for Wor Wonton and spring rolls is in Acme, Alberta. Today I was tasked with making a stir fry using tofu instead of beef. Hugs I hope this helps. Ginger beef is a Chinese Canadian invention. Lisa. Sincerely, I worked there when I was just 16. Hi Brian, Served with Jasmine rice...will certainly make again! Very deliciously dark. Christy, Mang subsequently went to Halifax, where he opened another restaurant. Just wondering if the restaurant you are thinking of could be “The Silver Dragon”. The silver dragon is as you describe in the dialog.The silver inn where the recipe comes from is not even close to the silver dragon. We left Calgary in 2001 and have not had Ginger Beef since. Since moving back home to Wyoming I’ve never been able to find the dish as I remembered. 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Of course the garlic and ginger are critical to the flavour – but the carrots, celery and peppers? You made my day! 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!) Yet, not even close to the flurry caused by the original dish. She is so reorganized that she is completely disorganized. Thanks for sharing. 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. Wow reading everyone’s comments made me smile. It was early evening, so the room was almost empty when we arrived; people streaming through the doors when we left. A shot in the dark, but do you know how one might substitute ingredients to make the recipe low carb? If you ever have one of those days at the grocery store when you’re craving steak, but the price is outrageous or the cuts are just not worth it, grab some cheaper steak and you’ll easily satisfy your beef cravings. Thanks! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Valerie. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Let me know how you enjoy the recipe! This will allow it to cook within a very short time. HI Samm… though it is called crispy ginger beef, it isn’t crispy, nor is it mushy. Valerie Second it was way too sweet for my taste. I don’t know! Thank you, Loretta! Keep nagging me so that I can find it, please. The battered strands of steak are fried until crisp, and that doesn’t mean dark. I am going to try your recipe this week and will get back… Black Bottom Cupcakes?! Thanks so much for chiming in. Thanks for the memories, I am now going to try to replicate it using GF flour and all the other ingredients. Filed Under: Beef, Canadian Food Main Tagged With: Beef Flank Steak, Carrots, Garlic, Ginger, Green Peppers, Red Peppers. Love that a good memory like this can connect so many people! And a year, or so ago, I was reading More Than Burnt Toast and she wrote about this dish originating from Calgary at the Silver Inn restaurant. There was no place in Edmonton that sold Crispy Ginger Beef for quite a few years. The best place to eat Authenic, fabulously made crispy ginger beef in Calgary is a little place on 64 th Ave. N.E – called Cherry Inn. Try Blue Willow in downtown Edmonton – good ginger beef and good Chinese food in general. Project 2017: Cooking in the Kitchen With…. I even subbed out the cornstarch for arrowroot flour and coconut sugar for the plain sugar. Project 2017: Cooking in the Kitchen With… PARTICIPATE, Project 2017: Cooking in the Kitchen with….Schedule, , size of two thumbs, depending upon taste, finely julienned, The Canadian Food Experience Project: Round Up Eleven ». The pieces browned up nicely, albeit with a bit of a greenish tinge from the oil. I have never heard your story…. Please tell me how to stir fry the vegetables and get them CRISPY???? This is absolutely awesome! Simple Stir Fry Sauce without Cornstarch Recipes 16,378 Recipes Which kind of store-bought sauce would you like in the recipe? I left Calgary in 1998 and since been craving it! Along the way I met a gentleman named Fred Towner who was trying to set up such a system for UFA. A cornstarch slurry helps keep the beef strips from drying out and helps create a tasty glaze over the meat. Canadian Food Recipes; Preserving Canadian Food Practices, April 8, 2014 by Valerie Lugonja 112 Comments. Can you tell me which vegetables to include when making this recipe? Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened. And this recipe was perfect with the exception of the Red Pepper Flakes. Thinly sliced scallions are stirred in at the end, and the whol… Eventually, I found a place in Edmonton that served it similarly to the Silver Inn. Being unhealthy for a meal like is totally worth it. I also second Cherry Inn for Western Chinese food, although the Ginger Beef Restaurant is also really good. The actual amount of the coating consumed will vary. Oh, now I’m hungry. We love it so much, I can remember requesting my hubby to sneak it into the hospital 29 years ago after our first child was born. I think You Should Try Lingnan It is to die for, Thanks, Marc You also asked him to post in your comments above. Valerie. My palate was so immature, inexperienced and naive that when I did eat at the home of my Asian friends, most often, I didn’t care for most of the dishes served. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. Firsts are, well, first. It is as Canadian as it gets. Should I confess that it was almost as tasty two days later? The restaurant is the Silver Inn at 23 Avenue on Center Street North then moved to its new location at 27th Avenue on Center street. Serve it with homemade fried rice or plain rice. [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. It was good and I went back…yet, alas, not …quite …There! Thank you for this recipe!!!! Overall; a great tasting dish. worcestershire sauce, red pepper, ginger, beef, anise seed, spring onions and 2 more The Secret To The Most Tender [teriyaki] Beef Stir Fry Wholesome Cook honey, spring onions, macadamia oil, soy sauce, fresh ginger and 6 more Valerie. That was September 27, 2012 and it went on my “to do’ list. brand new Gramsy, so be prepared to hear a lot about this new role in her life! A 4 (maybe 5) for sure. Does this help? Bruce please post the recipe! I also remember, many times, opening the fridge, flipping off the see-through take out dome lid, and sticking a fork in and eating it cold (can’t believe we had left-overs). It was not as good the next day, but it was still delicious. I am so glad the recipe worked for you and hope it will become a staple in your repertoire! 3. And I mean, nuts. PS – I am changing my recipe app shortly. I did crave it. If you discover the secret of the CRISP bit – let me know! Later, we learned to make sweet and sour. Mongolian Beef that’s easy to make in just 30 minutes, crispy, sweet and full of garlic and ginger flavors you love from your favorite Chinese restaurant. It totally reminded me of getting my girlfriend to bring it up in the bus with her from Calgary. Thank you kindly. Just watched the video. 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. I had refrigerated it and in the time it took to warm it also softened the meat a bit more than we like. Then sprinkled about 1/4 cup of homemade pickled ginger on top — the tart, fresh slices cut through the richness of the dish. Wonderful cooking including a whole baked fish. As a native Calgarian retired to the Okanagan and Central America — delicious ginger beef is hard to come by!! Add to skillet and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 1 … I emailed you a google search link with images of what kinds are gluten-free and I purchase mine at Superstore. Thanks. Sincerely and warmly, And, in fact, you can use both if needed. The silver inn developed rhe recipe in the 70’s i believe around 1976. I searched the net for their recipe and found yours. 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. Your instructions were very helpful! There were sizzling pots and pans and stacks of things headed here and there that really held my interest. Dear Lisa, 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. Valerie. But you can use a cheaper cut of beef like flank steak. This Crispy Ginger Beef does have its cult followers and I am certainly one! So happy to hear you were tickled with the sauce. These decades on and many hopeful orderings later, I wonder if it really was, just there, just then, that place, that chef. Addictive. Stephen, Cut the large block of beef into smaller chunks. Mouth feel would be a little different with the peppered version softer on the palate. In a wok, heat up the oil until very high heat, stir-fry shredded ginger until fragrant. I preferred the dish after it sat and darkened. 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. Will make this again. I was wondering do you know where I can find Gluten free light Soy Sauce in Calgary. Please connect with Valerie to buy a Thermomix Machine! Yet, that taste memory is deeply imbedded within the archives of my being. Hi Jane, Amount is based on available nutrient data. Thanks for posting! Any recipe that relies on a roux for its texture can use a slurry instead. Flavor was perfect!! I once flew a double take-out order to T.O. I love the flavor of your recipe, but I disagree with you about the hold time. See more ideas about actifry, actifry recipes, ginger beef. The silver dragon does make a ginger beef also but they were not the original. This was a tip from Pavla, who worked there for a couple of weeks before she and her husband went off to manage different restaurant. 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. This is one of the tastiest dishes I have ever had in my life. 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. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. 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. 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. Thank you for the recipe, I will absolutely give it a go:), What a great story, Heather! V. Singapore Sams was a great site when I went there and I went there over several years over the past 25+ years. But still good because I will say, this sauce is AMAZING! Thanks so much for chiming in! Valerie. They come together so quickly! Thanks for this. We would all get their amazing Wonton Soup and share a plate of the ginger beef. Gluten free is never easy to duplicate from a recipe that has gluten – but let me know how it goes! 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. A dish similar to this is served at a local Chinese restaurant (Abbotsford, BC). I have had such “special tea” in Vancouver after hours at Chinese restaurants. Two young children. But don't cut down on the ginger - it added a great zing to the dish! Thank you Valerie for this recipe. Did you try the recipe? As I said before, the recipe originated with Donald but I cannot attest to its provenance as to whether he was the originator. 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. NO argument here! Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. They should remain crispy, yet cooked. So many memories! Thanks so much for chiming in! My favourite Chinese joint… She feeds me gluten free, sizziling rice too, and remembers me years between visits. I also remember having “special tea” (beer) in a teapot at the Golden Inn in Chinatown – served in a teapot because they didn’t have a liquor licence. Please do not reprint this recipe without my permission. Remove beef to drain on paper towels; repeat with remaining beef. We made it together tonight and it was delicious. I really really appreciate any help regarding special flavors or “smich of something”. Thank you for that. We made it with all the items shown on the plate and it is definitely not a 1. My goodness Val, this is the stuff of dreams. Valerie, I’m a born & raised Calgarian & loveeeeeeeeee ginger beef!! Then when I found our local Ginger House, their Ginger Beef was exactly like the recipe that I had shared with Blake. Not as complex in flavour. It is so different than the tough stuff you normally get. Valerie. © Copyright 2020, Our Top 20 Most Cherished Christmas Cookies, Make-Ahead Breakfast Minis to Save Your Mornings, 15 Classic Sandwiches That Make Lunch Legendary, 14 Nights of Dinner Ideas All Under $2 Per Serving, 15 No-Yeast Breads for Quick and Easy Baking, 10 Easy Christmas Cookies for Once-a-Year Bakers, 10 Chicken Stew Recipes That Make for Comforting Dinners, 10 Leftover Turkey Meals to Freeze for Quick Weeknight DinnersÂ, 16 Mom-Approved Christmas Cookies to Sweeten the Season, 18 Spicy Korean Recipes That Showcase Gochujang Chile Paste, Nutrition Regardless, that fine flavour with the just slightly-still-crispy beef was devine. I am certain it has gone through evolutions of change as our palates, lives and food culture has. Valerie. This recipe is so much better than take out! 364 calories; protein 15g; carbohydrates 45.4g; fat 13.8g; cholesterol 102.9mg; sodium 613.8mg. 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