Guanyintang Beef, Sanmenxia
Guangyintang Beef is processed in Guangyintang Township in Shan County. The beef is very delicious and tender. Way of making: put the fresh beef into a large jar full of water and add some salt and saltpeter to preserve the beef. The preserving time varies in different season. The beef is usually preserved for one month in winter, three to four days in summer, and seven to eight days in spring and autumn until the beef looks red inside and outside. Then the preserved beef is put into a big pot with water and aniseed, clove, white angelica root, ginger, garlic and chili to cook for about six to seven hours before it is done.