Bitter Melon With Minced Beef in Black Bean Sauce

Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This melon is bitter but the beef with mild in out.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb flank steak, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 8 bitter melons, remove seed and slice 1/2 inch slice
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 12 tablespoons black bean paste, Chinese
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sweet soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons oyster sauce

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl add beef, salt and oil to coat the meat and let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. In a high wok add the beef mixture and saute until the meat is halfway cook. Add in the melons slice, ginger, garlic and black bean sauce and stir fry for 5 minutes. Add in the water and bring to a boil and stirring at all time. Taste a piece of the melon for tenderness adds more water if needed. Simmer the mixture add in the sweet soy sauce and oyster to taste.