Beef and Sweet Pea Pods

This is a satisfying spicy dish for the cold season with refreshing crunchy sweet pea pods.



1 Shallot, chopped

2 pounds of sliced Petite Sirloin Beef

1 tablespoon of Lemon Juice

3 tablespoons of Kikkoman light soy sauce

White Ground Pepper

Black Pepper

1 tablespoon of Corn Starch

1 pound of Sweet Pea Pods

Szechuan pepper

Korean Chilli Flakes

1 heaping teaspoon of Chilli Bean Paste/ Dou ban Jiang

1 tablespoon of Salted Soy Beans/ Tau cheo


Season beef with kikkoman light soy sauce, lemon juice, white ground pepper and black pepper. Add cornstarch to tenderize the beef and mix well. Heat up two tablespoons of oil. Fry shallots until slightly golden brown. Add chilli bean paste and salted soy beans and mix well with the shallots. Next add the beef and stir fry until the beef is about 60 percent cooked. Then add sweet pea pods, szechuan pepper and Korean chilli flakes. Fry until beef is cooked. Add 1/4 cup of water to steam the sweet pea pods.

Copyright 2012 From the Kitchen of Eloise


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