Chili Beef – Restaurant Style

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

  1. Beef – 1/2 kg, cut into thin strips

Salt – 1 – 2 pinch

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Soy sauce – 1 tsp

Corn starch / corn flour – 2 tbsp

All purpose flour – 1 tbsp

2. Oil – To deep fry

3. Ginger – 1 tsp, finely chopped

Garlic – 1.5 tsp, finely chopped

Green chilies – 2, diagonally sliced

Onion – 1 medium, sliced thinly

4. Capsicum, green – 1 cup, thinly sliced

Spring onion, white part – 1/4 cup

5. Dark soy sauce – 1 tbsp

Light soy sauce – 1/2 tbsp

Chili garlic sauce – 1 tbsp

Tomato ketchup – 1 tbsp

Sugar – 1/4 tsp or as required to taste

Pepper powder – 1 – 2 pinches

6. Chicken stock – 1/3 cup (Combine 1/2 maggi chicken stock cube with 1/3 cup hot water)

7. Corn starch – 1 tsp in 2 tbsp water

8. Spring onion, green – 1/4 cup

Method

1. Keep all the ingredients ready before cooking. Combine beef strips with the remaining ingredients numbered 1. Set aside for 10 minutes. Deep fry in 2 – 3 batches until golden, takes about 4 – 6 minutes, over medium-high heat. Drain on to a paper towel.

 

2. Heat 1.5 tbsp vegetable oil (you can use the oil that was used for deep-frying the beef pieces) in a wide pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add in the ginger, garlic and green chilies. Stir fry for 5- 10 seconds and add thinly sliced onion, green capsicum/bell pepper and white part of spring onion. Stir-fry for a minute or two (do not overcook, it should still be crunchy). Add the sauces numbered 5 and mix well. Next add 1/3 cup chicken stock /hot water.

3. Bring it to a boil. Add corn flour in water little by little, stirring continuously, till the sauce thickens. Taste-check for salt. Add fried beef pieces. Toss well. Cook for a minute. Switch off. Garnish with chopped spring onions. Serve immediately with fried rice, porotta, chapathi or noodles.

  

 

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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