Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Beef with Bamboo Shoots Recipe

(Bo Xao Mang)

Ingredients : Serves 4 - 6

4 tablespoons

225 g

3 tablespoons

3 cloves


225 g

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

Sesame seeds

Beef steak, thinly sliced


Garlic, peeled and minced

Spring onions (scallions), cut into 2 1/2 cm (1-in) lengths

Bamboo shoots, thinly sliced

Fish sauce

Oyster sauce


Ground black pepper

Method :
  • Roast the sesame seeds in a clean frying pan or toaster oven for 10 minutes, stirring often to prevent burning. Remove from the heat and crush lightly with a rolling pin to release the flavor.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a wok over high heat. Stir-fry the beef for about 1 minute. Remove and set aside.

  • Heat the remaining oil in the wok. Add the garlic, spring onions and bamboo shoots. Stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add the fish sauce, oyster sauce, salt and pepper, stirring until well combined.

  • Return the beef to the wok and add the sesame seeds. Continue to stir-fry for about 3 minutes more. Remove from the heat and serve.

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