Licorice Cooked Beef, Wuzhong
Cut the beef into walnut size pieces, marinate for an hour in the water, put into the stockpot to cook for a while on flaming fire，then get them out to wash with warm water. Pour some benne oil into the stockpot, add the shallot and beef pieces into it. Sauté it till blood dries off. And add some licorice frost, refined salt, sauce, flavor bag (includes licorice, zanthoxylum, ginger pieces, tangerine peel, fennel), sugar, beef soup. When it boils, move it on the slow fire. Till the soup become thick enough, get out the flavor bag, cook it on flaming fire, and add some monosodium glutamate, put them in plate finally. The beef is fresh and bright with a sweet taste which has the efficacy of wetting lung and relieving a cough.