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Beef and Mushrooms

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A hearty, nourishing dish

An absolutely delicious, hearty dish which will sure impress your friends and family. The technique is down to the sauce thickening stage, however it really can be to taste, some people like their gravy thinner and some people prefer thick gravy! Use tender beef strips and make sure you follow our preparation instructions with the cornflour mixture to thicken the sauce.

Time: Prep 10 mins / Cooking 8 mins

Difficulty: Medium



Serves 2

  • 1 tbsp, vegetable oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped into chunks
  • 1 clove, garlic, crushed and chopped (or pureed)
  • 8 mushrooms, quartered
  • 300g, sliced stir fry beef, fried
  • 200ml, chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp cornflour mixture
  • A pinch of salt, or to taste
  • 1 tsp soya sauce, or to taste
  • 1 tsp, oyster sauce, or to taste

Watch how we make it:



Prepare vegetables before beginning cooking instructions


Prepare the stock


Fry the beef strips in a wok for three minutes. Once cooked, place in a dish to the side and begin cooking instructions.


Prepare cornflour mixture

Ready? Let's cook!


Heat oil in a wok on high heat, until hot.


Add onions and garlic and fry for 1 minute, be careful not to burn the garlic.


Next add in the mushrooms and beef and fry for two minutes


Pour in one ladle of chicken stock and leave for two minutes or until it is starting to boil.


Then gradually add the 2 tablespoons of cornflour mixture. Once this mixture is well incorporated the sauce should thicken. See our How To section on thickening sauces for more details on this.


Add salt, soya sauce and oyster sauce and serve.


Extra notes: Serve with rice or fried noodles

Done! 祝您好胃口!

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