Javanese Beef Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Vegetable oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
 Chuck steak1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 3/4 in cubes (750 Gram)
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
 Kechap manis4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup, 125 Milliliter)
 Chili paste2 Teaspoon (Sambal Oelek)
 Coconut milk8 Fluid Ounce (1 Cup, 250 Milliliter)
 Lime juice1 Tablespoon
 Coconut shavings2 Tablespoon (Fresh)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 699 Calories from Fat 475

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.7%

Saturated Fat 26.4 g132.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 112.5 mg

Sodium 2054 mg85.6%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 32 g63.4%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 16.5%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 18.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat oil in a large saucepan until a cube of bread dropped in browns in 50 seconds. Add beef and deep-fry for 5 minutes or until brown. Remove beef from oil and drain on absorbent kitchen paper.
2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan over a medium heat, add onion and garlic and stir-fry for 3 minutes or until onion is soft.
3. Stir in kechap manis, chili paste (sambal oelek), coconut milk and lime juice and bring to simmering. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly.
4. Return beef to pan and cook for 5 minutes longer or until heated through. Sprinkle with coconut shavings and serve.