Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Reciple: Tasty Chinese-style minced beef

Makes four portions, suitable for freezing

Prep:

Cook:

Serves:

    Before you wonder what on earth I am doing including oyster sauce in a kosher recipe, let me explain. There are two types of oyster sauce — one that would definitely not get past the Beth Din and the other a vegetarian oyster sauce prepared from mushrooms. This, together with the rice wine vinegar, adds a delicious Chinese-style savoury taste, and I like the combination of the minced meat with crunchy water chestnuts. It is very versatile — serve in lettuce leaf boats or with rice or noodles. This would also make a delicious filling for tortilla wraps or tacos. If you want to add a kick to this, add a little chopped red chilli to the onion…

    Makes four portions
    Suitable for freezing

    Ingredients
    ● 1 tbsp sesame oil
    ● Half small red pepper, deseeded and diced
    ● 1 onion, chopped
    ● 75 g diced courgette
    ● 300g minced beef
    ● 100g water chestnuts, finely chopped
    ● 60g baby sweetcorn cut into quarters
    ● 75g beansprouts
    ● 2 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce
    ● 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar

    Method
    ● Heat the sesame oil in a wok or frying pan, add the red pepper, onion and diced courgette and cook for 3 minutes.
    ● Meanwhile, fry the minced meat in a dry frying pan, stirring to break up with a fork until browned.
    ● Add the meat to the wok, stir in the water chestnuts, sweetcorn and beansprouts, cooking for 2 to 3 minutes.
    ● Stir in the oyster sauce and rice wine vinegar and stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes until slightly thickened.

    Annabel Karmel

    Method
Recipes

Seared sesame asparagus

Silvia Nacamulli

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Seared sesame asparagus
Blogs

Pesach breakfast ideas #3 - fruit 'n nut banana...

The Fresser

Friday, April 14, 2017

Pesach breakfast ideas #3 - fruit 'n nut banana...
Recipes

Cauliflower and asparagus quiche

Lisa Roukin

Friday, April 14, 2017

Cauliflower and asparagus quiche
Recipes

Tenderstem broccoli sauteed with ginger, lime a...

Silvia Nacamulli

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Tenderstem broccoli sauteed with ginger, lime a...
Recipes

Pollo alla cacciatora (spicy chicken with rosem...

Silvia Nacamulli

Friday, April 14, 2017

Pollo alla cacciatora (spicy chicken with rosem...
Recipes

Recipe: Grain-free chocolate cake with chocolat...

Lisa Roukin

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Recipe: Grain-free chocolate cake with chocolat...
Recipes

Tomato, squash and walnut soup

Anne Weimar

Friday, April 28, 2017

Tomato, squash and walnut soup
Recipes

My mother Fortunee’s shakshuka

Fabienne Viner Luzzato

Friday, April 14, 2017

My mother Fortunee’s shakshuka
Recipes

Recipe: Piquant chicken with pickled plum slaw

Denise Phillips

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Recipe: Piquant chicken with pickled plum slaw