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Beef Carambola Recipe

Beef Carambola Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 8-10

1 kg beef top side, thinly sliced

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes

1/2 cup dried carambola

5 asparagus spears

2 tbsp oyster sauce

1 tbsp Roselle tea

1 cm ginger, finely julienne

2 tbsp olive oil

1 carrot, thinly sliced

3 spring onion, cut into 1 cm length

1 tbsp corn flour

Potato wedges

Method :

For the marinade, in small bowl combine the oyster sauce, Roselle tea, and ginger slices. Add in beef and chill for one hour in the refrigerator. Drain the meat, reserving the marinade. discard the ginger. Heat the oil in a wok, stir-fry carrots, asparagus spears, dried carambola and the spring onions for 1-2 minutes or till crisp-tender. Remove vegetables from the wok.

Stir-fry meat for 2-3 minutes or till brown (add more oil if necessary). Push meat away from the center of wok. Stir corn flour with 1/4 cup of water and add to wok together with the marinade. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly. Stir in cooked meat, vegetables and cherry tomatoes. Heat through. Serve with potato wedges.

 

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