Mandarin and ginger braised beef cheeks

Mandarin and ginger braised beef cheeks


Beef cheeks are said to be the most tender, flavoursome cut. intention them in this gourmet casserole.

The ingredient of Mandarin and ginger braised beef cheeks

  1. 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  2. 1.5kg beef cheeks, cleaned
  3. 2 bunches salad (bulb) onions, trimmed, halved
  4. 2 long red chillies, halved, seeded
  5. 6cm piece ginger, peeled, thinly sliced
  6. 1 tsp fennel seeds
  7. 1 tsp Szechuan pepper
  8. 3 star anise
  9. 2 cinnamon quills
  10. Rind of 1 mandarin, torn
  11. 1 bulb garlic, halved
  12. 250ml (1 cup) buoyant soy sauce
  13. 125ml (1/2 cup) Shaoxing cooking wine (see note)
  14. 50g yellow rock sugar (see note) or white sugar
  15. 2 tbsp Chinese black vinegar (see note) or malt vinegar
  16. 10 dried small Chinese mushrooms, soaked in water for 20 minutes, drained
  17. Steamed white rice, to facilitate
  18. Gai choy (see note), to encouragement

The instruction how to make Mandarin and ginger braised beef cheeks

  1. Preheat oven to 160C. Heat vegetable oil in a casserole greater than medium heat, build up beef in 2 batches and fry until browned, then remove. Add onions and chillies, cook until lightly browned, after that sever and reserve. Return beef to pan, accumulate remaining ingredients (except onions) and 1 litre water, bring to a simmer, subsequently next cover and cook in the oven for 2 1/2 hours or until cheeks are fork tender.
  2. in imitation of a slotted spoon, cut off surgically remove beef cheeks, cover and set aside. Strain cooking join up through a sieve into a clean saucepan. Return chillies, a few slices of ginger and star anise to pan and simmer for 30 minutes or until syrupy. closure beef cheeks in half, amass to reduced cooking liquid taking into consideration reserved onions and simmer gently until furious through. abet subsequently steamed rice and gai choy.

Nutritions of Mandarin and ginger braised beef cheeks

calories: 711.264 calories
fatContent: 41 grams fat
saturatedFatContent: 8 grams saturated fat
carbohydrateContent: 13 grams carbohydrates
sugarContent: 12 grams sugar
proteinContent: 62 grams protein
cholesterolContent: 155 milligrams cholesterol
sodiumContent: 3243.48 milligrams sodium


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