Beef Paprika

Beef Paprika

1 3/4 pounds boneless beef sirloin, trimmed and cut into 1" cubes
1 whole onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon browning powder, optional
2/3 cup catsup
1/4 cup beef bouillon
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 cup water


Place meat, onion, and garlic in 2-quart casserole in circle fashion. Dampen and sprinkle with browning powder. Cover and cook at 100% power for 4-6 minutes. Rearrange once, sprinkle with more browning powder, and cook additional 4-5 minutes until meat is nearly done. Drain juices and set meat aside. In 4-cup microwave measure, whisk flour and water thoroughly. Add catsup, bouillon, Worcestershire sauce, sugar and spices, whisking well. Heat at 100% power for 4-6 minutes until bubbling and thickened, stirring once or twice. Stir into meat and heat at 50% power for 10-15 minutes until very hot throughout. Serve over buttered noodles.