-1 1/2lbs Chinese broccoli (gai lan)
-1/2lb beef
-1 tsp oyster sauce
-2 cloves garlic
-1 thumb size piece of ginger
-salt, sugar, pepper
-1/2 tsp tapioca or corn starch
-2 tbs water

What to Do:
Slice beef and mix with oyster sauce. Mince garlic, peel and julienne ginger. Cut broccoli into bite size pieces then blanch with a little salt. Mix together starch and water to make a slurry. Heat 1 tsp oil in a wok, add garlic and ginger and fry until fragrant, add beef and broccoli. Add salt, pinch of sugar and pepper to taste; add slurry. Stir fry over high heat until starch thickens.

Comments (3)

On 7:48 PM , FooDcrazEE said...

nice...i would actually mixed the beef with the corn starch so, i can by pass the slurry sauce and also ensure beef is tender...

On 1:03 AM , hoangtam/tt said...

I had know idea corn starch helps make beef tender. Thanks for the great tip. :)

On 8:36 PM , Little Corner of Mine said...

tt, not only cornstarch makes beef tender, it also makes pork and chicken tender. Cornstarch is my meat & poultry tenderizer. :)