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Thursday, 15 March 2012

Beef Stir Fry


350 gr Sirloin steak 
1 shallot
1 carrot
2 tbs(tablespoon) cornflour
2 cm piece of ginger (peeled and finely chopped)
1 fresh red chilly
100 gr sugar snap peas 


Step1:-cut the steaks across the grain into 2-3 cm pieces and then each piece again into wafer-thin stripes (Fig1&2)
Figure 2
Figure 1

-mix the steak stripes with a pinch of salt and cornflour to coat the meat
Step2:-heat 3 tbs of cooking oil in a wok (Fig 3) and fry 5 min to precook and set aside (Fig 4&5)
Figure 3

Figure 4
Figure 5

-add again 3 tbs of oil in the same wok and add the mixture of finely chopped carrot, shallot, garlic, chilly and ginger (Fig 6)
Figure 6

Step3:-stir and fry them for 5 min 
-add the precooked beef to the veg mix together with the sugar snap peas 
(Fig 7&9)

Figure 7
-continue to stir fry until the beef is fully cooked and then add the sauce*
(Fig 8)

Figure 8
Step4:-give a final toss to coat all ingredients with sauce and serve
(Fig 9) 

Figure 9

*Preparation of the Sauce:

1 tbs oyster sauce
1tbs soy sauce
1/2 tbs sugar
1 teaspoon cooking wine
1/2 teaspoon of cornflour
1 dash of sesame oil
black pepper

Mix in a small bowl all the above ingredients(Fig 10)

Figure 10

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