Ginger Beef

Ginger Beef
 
Looks a little ugly but full of flavour. The pineapple gives it a bit of sweet & sour flavour.
Recipe out of Tastes of the Outback. Quick & easy.
I've cooked this on ozpig & today with heatbeads.
 
Ingredients
  • 500 - 600 gr lean blade or stewing steak, cubed (about 1 inch)
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 3 - 4 stalks celery chopped 1 large onion, chopped finely
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1 x 450g tin unsweetened pineapple pieces
  • 1/2 cup brown vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar 

 

For this quantity you could use a 10 or 12 inch camp oven. Having your ingredients ready makes it easier.

 

Method

  • Heat camp oven
  • Heat oil.
  • Toss beef cubes into a bag along with flour, salt & pepper
  • Fry off in 3 batches to brown.
  • As cubes brown pop in a medium bowl & set aside.
  • Reduce heat.
  • Add ginger & onion & saute till transparent.
  • Add celery, diced tomatoes, pineapple pieces.
  • Stir.
  • Then brown vinegar, soy sauce & sugar.
  • Stir.
  • Add meat back in. Bring to boil, stirring.
  • Reduce heat & cover with lid.
  • Simmer on very low heat for 90 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add a little water ( 1/4 cup) if needed.
  • Serve with rice & green vegetables. Feeds 4.

Cooked by Lisa Turner