Amargoso com Vaca


Bitter melon with beef

We have not yet tested this recipe. It is recorded here to allow experimentation and verification.

Amargoso com Vaca from “Guilly” Canavarro Remedios

1 bitter melon
¼ lb | 110g beef, sliced
1 tsp tai chiong or two see (Cantonese bean paste)
salt and pepper
¼ tsp flour
1 tbsp lard
1 thin slice ginger

Wash the bittter melon, cut it into halves across and remove the seeds. Boil till tender, drain and cut in slices.

Mix well the beef and flour.

Heat lard and fry the ginger, add tao chiong and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add beef and go on frying till ¼ cooked, then add the sliced amargoso and stir well for about 10mins. If too dry add a tbsp of boiling water. (Do not overcook the beef.)

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