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牛肉麵 (Beef Noodle Soup)
Serves 4

Ingredients:
1 gallon water
2 pounds of beef bones
2 pounds beef shank diced
1 pound beef tendon diced
6 stalks green onions
1 stalk green onion chopped
4 medium tomatoes halved (ketchup works too)
4 pieces sliced ginger
1 head of garlic peeled and smashed
0.5 cup mirin
2 tbs spicy bean paste
1 tbs soy sauce
0.5 pound rock sugar
1 pkg noodles (Grand Marquis Thick Noodles)
1 pkg 酸菜 (pickled mustard)
1 tbs sugar
1 soft boiled egg
hot chili oil to taste

Directions:
1. In a boiling pot of water cook beef shanks and beef bones until no more foam stuff appears
2. Drain the liquid and clean off the beef
3. In a new pot of boiling water add beef bones, beef shank, beef tendons, green onion stalks, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, and rock sugar and cook for 2.5 hours
4. Add mirin, spicy bean paste, soy sauce and cook for 1 hr
5. In a separate pot, cook noodles as directed
6. Soak pickled mustard overnight so it no longer tastes sour and slice them
7. Heat a pan with a little vegetable oil and cook pickled mustard with sugar and soy sauce
8. Assemble all the parts (Noodles, broth, meat, mustard, soft boiled egg, green onion, chili oil)