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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.

Chinese Beef Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2lb rump steak in one piece
  • 4 tbsp  vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp whole cloves
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf, crushed
  • 225 gm cooked long-grain rice
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 tbsp lard
  • 1 onion, sliced

Method:

  • Put the steak into a large bowl.
  • Bring the vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, pepper, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaf to the boil in a pan then leave to cool.
  • Pour over the steak, cover and leave to marinate in the refrigerator overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Mix the rice, parsley, salt and oil.
  • Drain the beef and spread the mixture over the steak, roll up and tie securely with string.
  • Melt the lard, add the onion and steak and fry until browned on all sides.
  • Pour in enough water almost to cover the steak, cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until the meat is tender.
  • Chinese Beef is ready to serve.
  • Enjoy!
Chinese Beef Recipe
Chinese Beef Recipe