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Beef with Black Bean Sauce

Black bean sauce provides a delicious Asian flavor for this dish which is great with beef, lamb or chicken



  1. Marinate the beef strips for 1 hour in 1 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tsp rice wine, 1/2 tsp sesame oil and 1 tsp cornflour.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil to almost smoking in a wok.
  3. Add the beef and brown – remove. Add another tablespoon of oil to wok and heat.
  4. Stir fry the spring onion, garlic, black beans and ginger for 20 seconds.
  5. Add the peppers and water chestnuts and stir fry another minute.
  6. Combine the remaining soy, wine, cornflour and sesame oil and ketcup manis, sugar and stockand simmer until thickened.
  7. Add the beef and toss lightly in the sauce until cooked through.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 405 calories in 1 serving of Beef with Black Bean Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 30% fat, 17% carbs, 53% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 119
Calories 405
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 13.24g 20%
  Saturated Fat 4.305g 22%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.615g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 6.05g  
Cholesterol 138mg 46%
Sodium 817mg 34%
Potassium 1213mg  
Total Carbohydrate 16.33g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 3.2g 13%
  Sugars 4.52g  
Protein 51.69g  
Vitamin A 100% Vitamin C 570%
Calcium 17% Iron 130%
of RDI*
(405 calories)
20% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (17%)
Fat (30%)
Protein (53%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories