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Fillet Beef Cantonese Style

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Ingredients
Minute beefsteaks - 8, each weighing about 2 oz (50 g)
Seasoned oil - about 1/2 pint (300 ml)
Spring onion - finely chopped to garnish
For the marinade:
Soft brown sugar - 1/2 teaspoon
Dark or light soy sauce - 1 tablespoon
Chinese rice wine - 2 teaspoons
Bicarbonate of soda or baking powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Thick cornflour paste - 2 teaspoons
Oil - 1 tablespoon
For the sauce:
Garlic - 1/2 teaspoon, finely chopped
Fresh ginger root - 1/2 teaspoon, finely chopped
Soft brown sugar - 1 teaspoon
Light soy sauce - 1 tablespoon
Worcester sauce - 2 tablespoons
Stock - about 1/4 pint (150 ml)
Thick cornflour paste - 1 teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl mix the marinade ingredients and marinate the beef for at least 2-3 hours.

MAKING
2. In a preheated wok heat the oil and fry the steaks for 2 minutes, turning once, remove and drain.
3. Pour off the excess oil, leaving about 1 tablespoon in the wok and add the ingredients (except the cornflour paste) to make the sauce.
4. Bring to the boil and braise the beef steaks in it for about 2 minutes.
5. On a serving plate, place the steaks thicken the sauce with the cornflour paste and pour evenly over the beef.

SERVING
6. Garnish with the spring onion and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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