Thursday, 3 March 2011

Fried Beehoon with Minced Beef and Broccoli

Its just you and me, kid...

MrD is away on a business trip to the Netherlands... his first time back to the old country after we left her in 2009.

Fried Beehoon with Minced Beef and Broccoli

To make braised minced beef:
1 tsp chopped garlic
2 tsp chopped ginger
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp light soy sauce
1 tsp oyster sauce
200g minced beef
2 tbsp chilli bean sauce
salt and black pepper

To prepare beehoon:
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic
2 tsp finely chopped ginger
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
¼ cup chicken stock
300g Beehoon, cooked according to packet instructions, drained

110g tenderstem broccoli
3 tbsp finely chopped spring onions

Microwave or steam broccoli. Set aside.

Heat a wok or a large frying pan until hot and add a little vegetable oil.
Add the minced beef and the rest of the ingredients to the wok and fry for 5-6 minutes, or until golden-brown.

Meanwhile, for the beehoon, heat a wok or large frying pan over a high heat and add a little oil.
Add the beehoon, garlic and ginger and stir-fry for one minute.
Add the soy sauce and chicken stock.
Reduce the heat and simmer for three minutes over a low heat.

To serve, pile the noodles onto a serving plate.
Arrange steamed broccoli on top of noodles.
Spoon the minced beef over the broccoli and sprinkle over with chopped spring onions.