Bitter Melon Beef With Black Beans Recipe


Health IndexAverageMain Ingredient


 Flank steak1⁄2 Pound, cut into 3/4 inch x 2 inch thin slices (225 Gram)
 Bitter melons2 Medium
 Water1 Liter (4 Cups)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Oil30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Black bean paste22 Milliliter (1 1/2 Tablespoons)
 Dark soy sauce15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
 Sugar2 Teaspoon
 Soup stock60 Milliliter (3/4 Cup)
 Cornstarch solution1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Soy sauce1 Teaspoon
 Wine1 Teaspoon
 Sesame oil1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ginger juice1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cornstarch1 Teaspoon


1. Marinate beef for 2 hours.
2. Split bitter melon in half; discard seeds and spongy center. Cut cross-wise into 1/4" (0.75 cm) slices.
3. Heat oil in wok over high heat. Add beef slices stirring for 1 1/2 minutes until redness disappears. Remove and set aside.
4. Heat wok again over high heat. Stir in black bean paste and cook for 15-20 seconds. Add parboiled melon and stir for 30 seconds. Mix in beef and remaining ingredients except cornstarch solution.