1 lb ground beef
2 Tbsp olive oil
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1 medium sweet onion, diced
3 small potatoes, peeled and chopped or diced 
3 Bay Leaves
1/4 - 1/2 cup (according to your taste) of soy sauce (preferably sweet)
1 cup of raisins
Salt and Peper to taste
1 teaspoon Oyster Sauce (optional)
1 teaspoon Sesame Oil (optional)


1. Over medium a flame, heat the olive oil in a two-inch deep skillet.
2. Add the garlic and onion and sauté until the onion becomes translucent. Do NOT brown the garlic.
3. Add the beef and mix it in with the onion and garlic. Season with the salt and pepper and continue to cook the beef starts to brown. 
4. Add the Bay Leaves and stir.
5. Add the soy sauce and stir. 
6. Add the potatoes and cook until the potatoes soft enough to eat but do NOT let them get mushy. 
7. If you like a little Chinese touch to it, add the sesame oil and oyster sauce. If not, continue to stir until all ingredients are cooked to your liking and servewith rice.


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