Beef with Young Corn and Kangkong

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.

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. 

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How to Cook Beef with Young Corn and Kangkong
 
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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
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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.

 

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Beef with Young Corn and Kangkong