Vietnamese Beef Stir-Fried With Cauliflower

Recipe by Andtototoo
READY IN: 40mins




  • In a large mixing bowl put the 1/2 teaspoons black pepper, sugar, cornstarch, soy sauce and fish sauce.
  • Stir to blend.
  • Take the flank steak and cut across the grain into thin strips.
  • Add to the marinade in the mixing bowl and let it marinate while you work on the rest of the recipe, stirring occasionally.
  • Wash the cauliflower and cut into small florets.
  • Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil.
  • Add the cauliflower and once the water starts boiling again, boil for one minute.
  • Drain immediately and set the cauliflower aside.
  • Heat a large nonstick frying pan over high heat and then add 4 Table. oil.
  • Once the oil has had a minute to warm, add the onion.
  • Stir-fry until the onion has cooked to a light brown color.
  • Add the garlic and stir-fry just until the garlic starts to brown on the edges.
  • Remove the onion and garlic into a medium-size bowl, leaving the remaining oil in the frying pan.
  • Add half the beef to the fryng pan and cook just until the pink disappears, using a spachula to flip over the meat.
  • Add the meat to the bowl with the onion and garlic.
  • If necessary, add a little more oil to the frying pan, add the rest of the beef and cook it like you did the first batch.
  • Remove the second batch of meat from the frying pan.
  • Put 1-2 Table. of oil in the frying pan.
  • Heat until hot.
  • Add the cauliflower and stir-fry until the cauliflower has some brown spots.
  • The heat needs to be high for this.
  • Add a little salt and black pepper.
  • Turn off heat and readd the meat and onions back into the frying pan and mix with the cauliflower.
  • Check for salt and pepper.
  • This recipe should have a generous amount of ground black pepper.
  • Good served with plain rice.