Chilli beef with broccoli & oyster sauce

Chilli beef with broccoli & oyster sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Plus marinating
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Marinate a cheaper cut like rump steak to tenderise the meat then stir fry with vegetables and rich Chinese flavours

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal408
fat21.7g
saturates6.6g
carbs20.2g
sugars6g
fibre3.3g
protein30.5g
salt2.5g
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Ingredients

  • 500g rump steak , sliced into thin strips
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • large pinch five-spice powder
  • 2 tbsp shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 red chilli , sliced into thin rings
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 peppers , seeded and cut into uneven chunks
  • 150g tenderstem broccoli , trimmed into finger length pieces
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • rice or noodles , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Place the beef in a bowl with the soy, five-spice, rice wine, chilli and cornflour, and season with black pepper. Mix well so the beef is completely coated in the thick paste and leave to marinate for at least 10 mins but 30 mins is better.

  • STEP 2

    Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a wok until very hot. Add the beef to the wok, but do not overcrowd the pan – the beef needs to be in a single layer. If necessary, cook the beef in batches. Fry the beef vigorously for about 3 mins until brown and crisp and scoop onto a plate.

  • STEP 3

    When all the beef is cooked give the wok a quick wipe out. Heat the remaining oil and stir fry the peppers and broccoli for a minute then pour over the stock and add the oyster sauce. Simmer everything together for 1 min then add the beef to the wok and boil briefly to thicken the sauce then serve straight away with rice or noodles.

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