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Beef and Green Pepper with Black Bean Sauce

Beef and Green Pepper with Black Bean Sauce - Chinese Recipes For All

Juicy beef with a lovely spicy sauce

This is always a firm favourite and actually really easy to make. Give it a go and let us know how you get on!

Time: Prep 5 mins / Cooking 3 mins

Difficulty: Easy

Mild

Ingredients

Serves 2

For the beef marinade:

  • 1/2 tsp cornflour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp vegetable oil

For the dish:

  • 1 sirloin steak (or other preferred beef)
  • 1/2 tsp onion, chopped into chunks
  • 1 green pepper, chopped into chunks
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed and chopped
  • 2 tsp fermented black beans
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp cornflour mixture (Mix together ½ tsp cornflour, 1 tbsp water)
  • 1 1/2 tsp soy sauce, or to taste


Preparation

1

Cut beef into large strips

2

Marinade the beef strips with cornflour, salt, soy sauce and oil. Mix and set aside. You can cook straight away or leave for up to 30 minutes.

3

Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil on high heat in wok until hot.

4

Fry the beef on high heat for 1 minute and set aside.

Ready? Let's cook!

1

Heat oil on high heat in wok until hot.

2

Fry onions and the green peppers for 30 seconds.

3

Add the diced garlic and the fermented black beans and fry for 30 seconds.

4

Add the beef strips (be careful you don’t add the juice that has come out of it) and fry for 30 seconds.

5

Add in 2 tbsp water, the sugar and salt and mix in.

6

Mix together cornflour mixture and slowly pour it in a little at a time. Once the sauce thickens stop adding. If you’ve added too much and the sauce is too thick, add a little water back in to loosen it.

7

Add soy sauce and fry for another 30 seconds.

8

Serve.

Done! 祝您好胃口!

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