For the sauce

  • 100g sachet black bean sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1 small piece fresh root ginger, finely minced
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar


  • STEP 1

    Mix the sauce ingredients together in a small saucepan, then gently simmer until hot. Heat a griddle pan until very hot. Rub the five-spice all over the steak, then season with a little salt and pepper. Sear steak for 2-3 mins on each side until cooked to your liking, then leave to rest.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, gently simmer or steam the bok or pak choi for 4-5 mins until wilted, but still crunchy. Toss the greens in a few tbsps of sauce and the sesame oil. Cut steak into thick slices. Serve on a plate with a small pot of sauce, the greens and some steamed rice.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2008

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