Chinese BBQ Beef

Chinese BBQ Beef

Ingredients

Serves: 4

  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1 cup finely diced onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped bamboo shoots
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped water chestnuts
  • 1/3 cup light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Chinese BBQ sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 green onions, finely sliced

 

Preparation method

Prep: 30 mins     | Cook: 20 mins

  1. Add beef to a 2-quart saucepan with 1 1/2 cups water, and mix to an even consistency. Turn stove to medium-high heat.
  2. Add garlic, onions, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, soy sauce, chili flakes, sugar, and BBQ sauce to pan and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Mix cornstarch and remaining 1/4 cup water to make a slurry. Add it to the rapidly boiling beef mixture in the pan and stir for about 1 minute until fully thickened and then turn off the heat.
  4. After the boiling stops, add the sesame oil and mix well. Serve over rice and sprinkle with green onions to garnish.