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Beef With Bitter Melon

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Beef With Bitter Melon is a delicious side dish version that you will always love to include in your party. The Beef With Bitter Melon will surely always tempt you to try it again and again!
  Rump steak 3 Tablespoon
  Oil for deep frying 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
  Salt To Taste
  Ginger sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Bitter melon 3 Tablespoon
  Ginger slices 3
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Black soya beans 1 Tablespoon
  Peanut oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 5 Tablespoon
  Cornflour 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Water 1 Tablespoon

Cut the steak diagonally into thin slices.
Add a tiny pinch salt, tiny pinch Ve-Tsin, few drops sherry, 1/2 teaspoon cornflour and work well into the steak.
Cut the bitter melon into strips and drop them into boiling water for 5 minutes.
Drain, drop into cold water to crisp them and drain again.
Crush the ginger, garlic and black bean and mix them together to a paste.
Let enough oil for deep frying be heating gradually.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying-pan.
Add the ginger-garlic-bean mixture and the bitter melon and cook for a few seconds, tossing and moving them about.
Add 1/2 teaspoon ginger sherry, sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar (because the melon is still a little bitter), stock and another pinch salt and pinch Ve-Tsin.
Bring to the boil and cook for 3 minutes.
The deep oil should by now have reached a temperature of 375°F. or 190°C. that is when a dried slice of raw potato, dropped into it, rises quickly to the surface.
Fry the steak in it for 2-3 minutes.
Blend the cornflour with the water, stir it into the first mixture and boil for 1 1/2 minutes.
Add the drained fried meat.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 903 Calories from Fat 717

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g124.8%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.3 mg0.8%

Sodium 761.5 mg31.7%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 16.6 g

Protein 17 g34.7%

Vitamin A 4.3% Vitamin C 66.4%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 3.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Beef With Bitter Melon Recipe