Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Vegetables)

Crunchy Bamboo Shoots with Beef Recipe

(Bo Xao Mang)

Ingredients : Serves 3 - 4


2 tablespoons

1/2 teaspoon

1 clove

5 tablespoons

380 g

5 tablespoons

1 can

Spring onions (scallions), thinly sliced

Nuoc cham sauce


Garlic, crushed

Sesame seed, toasted and crushed

Fillet steak or rump


Bamboo shoots, well drained and sliced

Method :
  • Cut beef into very thin slices about 2 in long in lengths.

  • Heat oil in heavy based frying pan.

  • Stir fry beef quickly for 1 minute.

  • Remove from frying pan while meat is still pink.

  • Add more oil in the same frying pan, fry the sliced bamboo shoots and spring onions for 2 minutes.

  • Add crushed garlic, stir and fry for another 1 minute.

  • Return beef to frying pan. Add sesame seeds and mix well.

  • Serve hot with white rice and nuoc cham dipping sauce.

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