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Chinese Style Beef Stew

Chinese Style Beef Stew

Kusina ni Teds
Chinese Style Beef Stew is a reminiscent of the well loved Filipino Beef Pares. It has similar ingredients but made extra flavorful with the addition of shiitake mushrooms and Bok choy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese

Ingredients
  

  • 500 grams Beef Tenderloin, cut into cubes
  • 3 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 piece Star Anise
  • 1/8 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice Powder
  • 1 piece Thumb - sized Ginger, thinly sliced
  • 8 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 1 bulb Onion, chopped
  • 1 piece Beef Bouillon Cube
  • 1 piece 155 gram Canned Shiitake Mushrooms reserved syrup
  • 3 Tablespoons Dark Soy Sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 2-3 cups Water
  • Bok choy, blanched

Instructions
 

  • Thoroughly clean the beef and pat dry.
  • Add Cornstarch and mix until the beef is covered with cornstarch.
  • Heat olive oil and fry the beef until brown and set a side.
  • Add star anise, Chinese Five Spice Powder and ginger. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and onion and sauté until cooked.
  • Add in the beef, beef bouillon cube, shiitake mushrooms, soy sauce, brown sugar and ground black pepper. Stir fry from 3 minutes.
  • Combine the syrup from the canned shiitake mushroom and water to make 2 cups of solution. Add the solution into the stir fried mixture. Boil and simmer until the beef is tender. Add more water if needed. Season with salt if needed.
  • Garnish with Bok Choy.
Keyword Beef Stew, Chinese Style Beef Stew