Friday, February 25, 2011

Snow Peas with Beef

The beauty of this dish is that it is both simple and adaptable Pork, chicken can be replaced instead of beef paired up with any other green vegetable such as brocolli or tofu.


10 oz beef tenderloin (thinly sliced)
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp cornstarch
1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
1 cup of snow peas
9 oz tofu ( cubed and fried slightly)
1 shallot ( thinly sliced)
3 cloves garlic (minced)
1 tsp minced ginger
1/2 tsp rice wine
1 tbsp oyster sauce
salt and pepper to taste

  • Cut the meat and marinate in a bowl with rice wine, sesame oil, soy sauce, cornstarch for about 15 minutes.
  • Heat a  wok in a high heat with 2 tbsp of oil, sear the meat till brown and remove from wok. Wipe clean the wok and add another 2 tbsp of oil. saute shallot, garlic and minced ginger. Add the snow peas and tofu. Add oyster sauce, salt and pepper. Taste for seasoning. Stir fry for about 2 minutes, just till the snow peas turns dark green, add the beef back into the pan. Stir for another minute to corporate everything together and taste for seasoning again. Dish out and serve hot.

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