Credit : http://vicki-kitchen.blogspot.com
Beef and broccoli in black bean sauce
1 head of broccoli (broken into small florets)
2cm piece of fresh ginger (grated)
2 cloves garlic (crushed) .....(or use the frozen garlic and ginger paste if you can get it)
2 spring onions (chopped)
1 tbsp fermented black beans (soaked for 5 minutes in warm water then drained)
250g thin beef steaks (trimmed of fat and cut into strips)
1 fresh chili or 1/2 tsp dried chili flakes
1 tbsp shaoshing rice wine (or 1 tbsp dry sherry)
2 tbsp light soy sauce
Place the broccoli in salted boiling water just for 3 minutes and then drain well.
Spray wok with oil add the ginger, garlic and spring onions and stir fry for 10 seconds, Add the black beans and stir fry for another 30 seconds keep everything moving so nothing scorches.
Add the strips of steak and chili and stir fry for about 3 minutes until strips are brown, Add the broccoli, shaoshing rice wine, soy sauce and 2 tbsp water . Mix everything well , Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
Syn free and I served it over egg fried rice (recipe to follow later)
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