Friday, July 14, 2017

Stir-fry Beef with Bitter Melon (Thịt Bò Xào Khổ Qua) Recipe

Marinate Beef
1 lb. Beef
1 Tbsp. minced Garlic
1 Tbsp. chopped Shallots
1 tsp. Sugar
1 Tbsp. Oyster Sauce
Black Pepper

2 Bitter Melons
1 Red Bell Pepper
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
Pinch of Kosher Salt
1/2 tsp. Sugar
1 Green Onion
Black Pepper

Cut 1 lb. Beef into slices, put into a bowl to marinate. 1 Tbsp. minced Garlic, 1 Tbsp. chopped Shallots, 1 tsp. Sugar, 1 Tbsp. Oyster Sauce and some Black Pepper.  Mix well. Cover with plastic wrap and let it sit for about 2 hour.

Cut 2 Bitter Melons in half.  Remove the center and cut into slices.  Then set aside. Cut 1 Red Bell Pepper, remove the center and cut into small pieces. Set aside. Cut half an Onion and set aside.

In a wok, add in 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil, 1 Tbsp. minced Garlic and 1 Tbsp. chopped Shallots.  Saute for a few seconds and in the Onions. Stir for a few minutes and add in the Beef and Bitter Melons. Add a Pinch of Kosher Salt, 1/2 tsp. Sugar, Red Bell Pepper and give it a quick mix. Add Green Onions and Black Pepper.  Remove from heat and serve.

1 comment:

  1. This looks so delicious. I used to despise eating bitter melon when growing up, but now find it to be a good complement to dishes.