Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/8 cup vegetable oil

  2. 3 lb boned leg (shin) f beef, cubed

  3. 3 pieces star anise

  4. 5/8 cup water

  5. 1/2 beef stock cube, crumbled

  6. 7 tbsp soy sauce

  7. 1 1/2 inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled and finely chopped

  8. 2 tsp sugar

  9. 5/8 cup red wine

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat the oven to cool 150°C (Gas Mark 2, 300°F).

  2. Heat the oil in a flameproof casserole. Add the beef cubes and fry until they are evenly browned. Remove from the heat and pour off all the excess oil.

  3. Stir in the star anise, water, stock cube and 4 tbsps of soy sauce. Return the casserole to the heat and bring to the boil, stirring constantly.

  4. Transfer to the oven and cook for 1 hour, turning the meat once.

  5. Remove from the oven and stir in the remaining ingredients. Return to the oven and cook for a further 2 hours, turning the meat every 30 minutes.

  6. Remove from the oven and serve at once.


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