Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Braised Beef Fillet Recipe

Ingredients :

400 g (12 3/4 oz)

2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

3 tablespoons

4

1/4 cup (15g)

2 teaspoons

2 cloves

1 tablespoon

1/2 cup (125 ml)

1

20

1/4 cup (60 ml)

Beef Fillet

Light soy sauce

Fish sauce

Oil

Coriander roots, finely chopped

Chopped fresh coriander leaves and stems

Cracked black peppercorns

Crushed garlic

Soft brown sugar

Water

Leek, sliced

Spinach leaves, stalks removed

Lime juice

Method :
  • Slice the beef into 2.5 cm (1 inch) thick steaks.

  • Place the soy sauce, fish sauce, 1 tablespoon oil, coriander, peppercorns, garlic and sugar in a food processor and process until smooth.

  • Pour the marinade over the beef; cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

  • Drain the beef, reserving the marinade

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok or large frying pan.

  • Add the steak and brown well on each side.

  • Add the marinade and water, reduce the heat and simmer for 8 minutes.

  • Remove the meat and keep warm.

  • Simmer the sauce for 10 minutes; set aside.

  • Slice the beef into bite-sized pieces.

  • Heat the remaining oil in a wok or pan; add the leek and stir-fry for 2 minutes over medium heat.

  • Add the spinach and cook for 30 seconds.

  • Arrange the leek and spinach on a serving plate with the meat.

  • Pour the sauce over the meat and drizzle over the lime juice.

  • Serve garnished with chili slices, if you wish.

 

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