04 December 2015

Five-flavored Beef

Ingredients:

500 grams (1.1 lb) tender beef
10 grams (1/3 oz) sectioned scallions
5 grams (1/6 oz) sliced ginger
25 grams (1 3/4 tbsp) cooking wine
10 grams (1 1/2 tsp) soy sauce
5 grams (1/6 oz) cinnamon
5 grams (1/6 oz) licorice root
15 grams (1/2 oz) aniseed
2 grains of clove
300 grams (3/5 cup)water

Directions:

1. Cut the beef into large chunks, add the cooking wine, soy sauce, salt, scallions, ginger and other spices. Mix well and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.

2. Add the water to the marinated beef with the spices and bring to a boil. When it starts to boil, turn to a low fire to simmer for 1 hour. Take the beef out and when it cools off, cut into slices. Put on a plate and serve.

Features: Dark brown in color.

Taste: Richly flavored.