Chinese beef stew with canned tomatoes and potato

Based on 7 ratings

Xueci Cheng

Associate Food Editor at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy đź‘Ś
65
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
300 g beef
250 g waxy potatoes
400 g canned diced tomatoes
scallion
2 slices ginger
1 tbsp Shaoxing wine
2 tbsp vegetable oil
rock sugar
onion
3 cloves garlic
3 slices ginger
star anise
bay leaves
dried chili
2 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp Shaoxing wine
scallion (for garnish)
salt
oyster sauce

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • pot
  • colander
  • cast iron pot
  • spatula
  • Step 1/5

    • 300 g beef
    • 250 g waxy potatoes
    • onion
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 2 slices ginger
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cut beef into 2-3 cm chunks (or use goulash beef), soak in cold water for 30 min.. Slice ginger. Roughly chop garlic, and quarter onion. Peel and roughly chop potatoes.

  • Step 2/5

    • scallion
    • 1 tbsp Shaoxing wine
    • pot
    • colander

    Rinse and drain beef, add to a pot with cold water with 2 slices of ginger and a knot of scallion. Add 1 tbsp Shaoxing wine. Bring to a boil, let simmer for 5 min.. Rinse and drain completely.

  • Step 3/5

    In cast iron pot, add vegetable oil. Add rock sugar, heat over medium-low heat, until the sugar melts. Then add beef, stir so the beef is coated. Then add onion, star anise, bay leaves, dried chilli, garlic and 3 slices ginger. Stir fry for approx 2 min..
    • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
    • rock sugar
    • 3 slices ginger
    • star anise
    • bay leaves
    • dried chili
    • cast iron pot
    • spatula

    In cast iron pot, add vegetable oil. Add rock sugar, heat over medium-low heat, until the sugar melts. Then add beef, stir so the beef is coated. Then add onion, star anise, bay leaves, dried chilli, garlic and 3 slices ginger. Stir fry for approx 2 min..

  • Step 4/5

    Add canned diced tomatoes with light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, remaining shaoxing wine. At last, add potatoes. Stir everything to combine. Bring to a boil. Cover with lid and simmer over low heat for 45 min. to 1 hour. If the stew is too dry, add some boiling water.
    • 400 g canned diced tomatoes
    • 1 tbsp Shaoxing wine
    • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp Shaoxing wine

    Add canned diced tomatoes with light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, remaining shaoxing wine. At last, add potatoes. Stir everything to combine. Bring to a boil. Cover with lid and simmer over low heat for 45 min. to 1 hour. If the stew is too dry, add some boiling water.

  • Step 5/5

    • scallion (for garnish)
    • salt
    • oyster sauce

    When the stew is done, season with salt, or some oyster sauce to your liking. Garnish with scallion and serve with rice.

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