Gluten-Free Asian Beef and Noodle Bowl
Star anise is the secret ingredient here: Its sweet, herbal flavor infuses the beef. Use sparingly, or risk overpowering the other flavors, like the Serrano pepper's heat and the mushroom's earthy goodness.
Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water.