Try a steak dinner with Asian influence. Miso paste and toasted sesame seeds give meat a tender, rich flavour, whilst rice and Asian greens accompany nicely.
- 4 x 150 g beef sirloin steaks
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 bunch fresh gai lan (400g)
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- ¼ cup sweet white miso paste
- 200 g green beans, trimmed
- 200 g snow peas, trimmed
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
- steamed jasmine rice, to serve
- Toss beef with sesame oil in a bowl.
- Trim gai lan. Cut crossways into thirds. Separate leaves and stems, cutting larger stems lengthways in half.
- Heat a large, deep, non-stick frying pan over a medium to high heat. Add beef. Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until cooked to your liking. Remove. Rest, loosely covered with foil, for 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, heat vegetable oil in same frying pan over a medium heat. Add garlic and miso paste. Cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add beans and gai lan stems with 2 tbsp water. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 2 minutes, or until just tender. Add snow peas and gai lan leaves. Cook,
stirring, for a further 2 minutes, or until just wilted.
- Serve beef with rice, vegetables and pan juices. Sprinkle over seeds.
To toast seeds, sprinkle over base of a frying pan over a medium heat. Stir until golden.
Miso paste is available in the Asian section of major supermarkets.
This recipe is…
Please note, nutritional information is approximate and based on the uncooked ingredients.
|- Saturated fat||8.1 g|
|Total carbohydrates||8.7 g|
|- Sugars||3.4 g|
|Dietary fibre||3.5 g|