Crispy Szechuan Beef


Crispy Szechuan Beef

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Crispy Szechuan Beef
2 Pieces chuck flat or (8) short ribs
3 C burgundy wine
2 C soy sauce
1 C brown sugar
4 Sprigs rosemary roughly chopped
4 Fingers ginger roughly chopped
2 T Garlic finely chopped

Tempura Batter
1 egg
1C ice water
1C A.P. flour

Szechuan Pepper Sauce
2 C Hoisin Sauce
2 C Oyster Sauce
1/2 C Superfine Sugar
2 T Ginger
2 T Toasted Szechuan Peppercorns

Sambal Pickled Soy Cabbage
1 Head Savoy Cabbage
1 Carrot, julienned
1/2 C Sambal Olek
1T Fish sauce
1/4C Mirin
2T Sugar
1T Ginger, finely chopped


  1. Crispy Szechuan Beef
  2. Combine last 6 ingredients
  3. Place beef in a non-reactive container
  4. Let marinade overnight
  5. Heat some oil in a large stock pot
  6. Brown chuck flat on all sides, add the marinade
  7. Bring to a soft boil, skim off impurities
  8. Cover and braise for about 4 hrs.
  9. Meat should be fork tender
  10. Tempura Batter
  11. Beat egg, slowly add ice water.
  12. Add sifted flour, mix lightly. Be careful to not overmix
  13. Method
  14. Have fryer oil ready at 350 degrees. Cut short rib into 4 – 1/4" thick slices. Dip into seasoned A.P. flour then into the Tempura Batter. Fry until golden brown. Toss ribs in Sauce to coat.
  15. Sambal Pickled Savoy Cabbage
  16. Finely chop cabbage, combine with carrots. Combine last 5 ingredients. Marinade cabbage for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  17. Plate
  18. Plate beef and garnish with roasted cashews and chili threads. Add a spoon full of the pickled cabbage to the plate. Drizzle with chili oil.

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