Asian beef mince stir-fry Eating on a budget doesn’t mean having to give up the flavours your family loves.
Preparation time 10 mins Cooking time 30 mins Serves 4
2 tsp sesame oil
2 cups jasmine rice
2½ cups water
¼ cup oyster sauce
2 Tbsp honey
Juice of 1 lime
2 tsp fish sauce
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
500g beef mince
5cm piece ginger, cut into fine batons 4 cloves garlic, crushed
4 cardamom pods, crushed
1 tsp Chinese five spice
2 cups red cabbage, shredded 2 bunches baby buk choy, trimmed Fried shallots, to garnish
Lime wedges, to serve
STEP 1 Heat sesame oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook rice, stirring, for 1 minute.
STEP 2 Pour water into saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes until craters form on top. Fit the lid, turn the heat off and set aside for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork to separate grains. Keep warm.
STEP 3 Meanwhile, combine oyster sauce, honey, lime juice and fish sauce in a jug. Set aside.
STEP 4 Pour half the vegetable oil into a large, non-stick wok over high heat. Stirfry mince for 4 minutes, until browned, breaking up with a wooden spoon. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
Asian beef mince stir-fry