Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Stir Fried Beef with Peppers and Bamboo Shoots Recipe

(Thit Bo Xao Nhanh Voi Mang Va Ot Ngot)

Ingredients : Serves 4

15 ml

450 g


2 cloves

100 g

1 large

30 ml

30 ml

150 ml

25 g

2 teaspoons

Vegetable oil

Rump steak, thinly sliced

Spring onions, cut 1cm lengths

Garlic, crushed

Canned bamboo shoots, sliced

Green sweet pepper, seeded and sliced

Nuoc Mam sauce

Anchovy essence

Beef stock


Cornflour mixed with a little water

Method :
  • Heat the oil in a wok over a high heat, add the beef and stir fry for 2-3 minutes, stirring all the while, to seal in the flavors of the meat.

  • Scoop out the beef and place it in a warm oven.

  • Add the spring onions and garlic to the wok and stir fry over a moderate heat for 3 minutes.

  • Increase the heat to high, stir in the bamboo shoots and pepper and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.

  • Stir in the Nuoc Mam sauce, stock and sugar. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.

  • Return the beef to the wok and stir for 1 minute.

  • Add the cornflour to the beef mixture and stir constantly until the mixture thickens.

  • Serve immediately.

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