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Brown Beef Chinese Sauce

I remember the first time I was served this dish at a Chinese restaurant, It was sooo fascinating… What I used to do whenever I taste a food as a kid is to try and guess the ingredients or spice or flavour it had.. Sooo I decided to make me some one day, It tasted so good but I couldn’t get the exact flavour I wanted. It was missing something, probably a secret ingredient these Chinese people had, soooo I kept on trying and trying And one amazing thing I learnt is that “Practice makes perfect”. So it kept me going cause I really wanted to get it, And I finally got it, not that same one I tasted few years ago but my own typa Perfection.


  • Beef (cut in stripes)
  • Flour
  • Soy sauce
  • Dark soy sauce
  • Green Bell Pepper
  • Red Bell pepper
  • Red Onions
  • Garlic paste
  • Ginger paste
  • Oyster sauce
  • Carrot
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Star anings
  • Corriander seeds
  • Fennel seeds
  • Seasoning (Maggi)
  • Salt
  • Thyme
  • Mixed spice
  • Lemon
  • Olive oil
  • Corn flour (Substitute :flour)

Procedure :

  • Marinade your beef with the spices and the maggi
  • Sprinkle some flour on it
  • And 1 tablespoon of lemon
  • Add oyster sauce, soy sauce and dark soy sauce to it.
  • Mix and let it sit, you can marinade it for as long as you want. And you can marinade it few minutes before cooking it.
  • Pour your oil in a pan, add your spices, maggi and the cinnamon stick, Fennel and coriander seeds.
  • Let it fry a little, then add your beef, garlic paste and ginger paste
  • Mix it all up and cover, reduce the heat let the juice from the meat come out.
  • And like 3 tablespoons of water, depending on the meat tho and cover it cook
  • When it cooked and the water is dry and you can see the oil, add your veggies and onions and let it simmer into the flavour.
  • Mix 1 tablespoon of corn flour to one cup of water.
  • Pour it into your pan, mix it all up, add few drops of dark soy sauce let it darken up.
  • Add salt to taste and a half tablespoon of honey
  • Cover it and leave a little space open, Let it all come together.
  • When you taste and you can taste all the flavours then it’s done.


Published by Hallymahibrahim

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