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Crispy Fried Beef!

Royboy1256 May 16, 2012 09:16 AM

I went to a restaurant on Coronado (s/w of San Diego) a few years back, to what I believe was a Chinese restaurant, that served some of the best "Crispy Fried Beef" I have ever had. It closed a few years ago. Does anyone know or recommend a place in or around MSP that serves
"Crispy Fried Beef"? Thanks.

  1. leeniebeanie May 16, 2012 12:14 PM

    Hello. I'm not sure if this is what you are referring to but Shuang Cheng in Dinkytown has a dish called Beef with Dried Orange Peel. It's slices of beef that are deep fried with an orange sauce. Don't let the orange sauce scare you. We call it "Beef Candy". It's crispy, crunchy goodness.

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    1. re: leeniebeanie
      Royboy1256 May 16, 2012 02:02 PM

      Thx lb, sounds pretty similar, I'll try it out!

    2. j
      jaycooke May 16, 2012 06:23 PM

      I wonder if it's similar to Thai Beef Jerky? It's usually served with sticky rice. I've had that at Ruam Mit and True Thai (although at True Thai it came out raw in the middle the last time and had to be sent back.

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      1. re: jaycooke
        Royboy1256 May 16, 2012 07:13 PM

        Thx j, the place in CA seemed to have deep fried it with maybe a corn starch dusting, crispy for sure. I'll give those two a try, thx again.

      2. k
        kuan May 17, 2012 12:06 PM

        Does it taste like General Tso's chicken?

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        1. re: kuan
          Royboy1256 May 17, 2012 12:35 PM

          No kuan, it's more like thin short thin slices of beef, dipped in corn starch (guessing) and deep fried till crisp with a spicy savory sauce.

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