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Chinese dry beef and chillies Recipe

Chinese dry beef and chillies Ingredients:

Chinese dry beef and chillies Recipe
Chinese dry beef and chillies Recipe
  • Beef (steak or cubes) 1/2 kg
  • Green chillies 12 medium
  • Large size Onions 2 medium size
  • Cornflour 1/4 cup
  • Chicken stock/soup 2-1/2 cups (see how to prepare below)
  • Oil 1/4 cup
  • Chinese Salt 1 tsp (teaspoon)
  • Vinegar 1/4 cup
  • Ordinary salt 1/2 tsp
  • Soya sauce 1/4 cup

How to make Chinese dry beef and chillies:

  • Thinly slice beef into approximately 1/2 inch, rectangular bitesize pieces.
  • Boil these pieces with water and some salt.
  • Use enough water to cook the meat until tender (the water should dry up).
  • Do not add too much water or cook the meat too long.
  • While the meat is boiling, peel and cut the onions into cubes.
  • Cut chillies into half lenghtwise and remove the seeds with the tip of a knife.
  • Handling the chillies with your hands can irritate your hands!
  • Make a paste of cornflour with 1 cup of water.
  • Heat oil and fry the beef pieces until slightly brown on medium heat.
  • Add onion and chillies, frying a little after each addition.
  • Add chinese salt, ordinary salt, vinegar, soya sauce and the chickenstock/soup cooking for 2 minutes.
  • Before serving bring to boil, add cornflour paste very slowly, stirring to keep lumps from forming.
  • Cook for a minute on medium heat for few minutes.
  • Serve it with rice.