Beef with Young Corn and Kangkong

Beef with young corn and kangkong is a simple but a tasty main dish. It only needs a few minutes and stir frying and simmering to make this dish. Although young corn is not a common ingredient in Filipino cuisine but mostly in Asian cuisine,  the addition of kangkong makes this somehow a Pinoy dish.

Advertisements

To cook beef with young corn and kangkong; mix the beef, soy sauce, black pepper, sugar, baking soda and salt. Marinate the beef in the mixture for about 30 minutes. In a pan melt margarine and lightly brown the garlic. Then add the beef and stir fry for 3 minutes. Add water and simmer for another 5 minutes. Stir in young corn and kangkong and simmer again for a few minutes. Thicken the the sauce by pouring the diluted cornstarch on the beef mixture and simmer again for a few minutes more stirring constantly. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

 

How to Cook Beef with Young Corn and Kangkong
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
Author:
Recipe type: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ kilo beef sirloin, cut into strips
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 3 tsp. margarine
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup young corn, slice into half
  • 1 cup kangkong, cleaned and cut into 1 inch long
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch, diluted into ¼ cup water
Instructions
Advertisements
How to cook beef with young corn and kangkong:
  1. Including the beef, mix the next 5 ingredients; soy sauce, black pepper, sugar, baking soda and salt.
  2. Marinate the beef in the mixture for about 30 minutes.
  3. In a pan melt margarine and lightly brown the garlic.
  4. Then add the beef and stir fry for 3 minutes.
  5. Add water and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in young corn and kangkong and simmer again for a few minutes.
  7. Thicken the the sauce by pouring the diluted cornstarch on the beef mixture and simmer again for a few minutes more stirring constantly.
  8. Turn off heat and serve hot.

 

Advertisements

Beef with Young Corn and Kangkong