Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Măng Chua Xào Thịt Bò

Sour Bamboo Shoot with Skirt Steak



24 oz (drained) sour bamboo shoot (sliced), packed in glass jar
8 oz skirt steak
12 saw tooth herb leaves, sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 T fish sauce
1 T vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste


Pound the steak with the back of the knife then cut into 2 inches strips. Marinate with salt and pepper.

Boil the sour bamboo shoot and drain well.

Add 1/2 oil into a medium pan with 2/3 garlic. Fry until fragrant, add steak and cook for 2-3 minutes (until slightly brown). Remove, set aside.
Add some more oil in and 1/3 garlic, stir fry until fragrant. Add bamboo shoot and stir fry for 3 minutes, add steak, fish sauce, and saw-tooth herbs. Turn off heat, ground some fresh pepper on top. Serve hot with steamed rice and garlic fish sauce.

2 comments:

Kalyn said...

This looks wonderful, but I don't know what saw tooth herbs are. Can you enlighten us?

kiki said...

Here it is kalyn http://www.herbsarespecial.com.au/free-herb-information/sawtooth-coriander.html