Stir-fry beef in Shacha sauce 沙茶牛肉

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Taiwanese style stir fry beef, goes very well with steam rice! Slightly spicy.

Preparation time: 30 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves: 4


300g Beef - slice against the grain
1 large onion, cut into wedges

1 Tbsp soy sauce
½ Tbsp water
½ Tbsp rice wine
1 Tbsp coenflour
2 Tbsp oil

3 Tbsp Shacha sauce 沙茶酱 (taiwanese bbq sauce)
1 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp soy sauce


1. Mix marinate ingredients (except the oil) to the beef. Best is to mix and grab with fingers. Set aside for about 5 minutes. Add in the oil just before frying (to prevent sticking).

2. Heat ½ bowl of oil in a frying pan till very hot. Add beef and stir fry very quickly. Dish up and remove excess oil.

3. Fry onion wedges with 2 Tbsp oil. Mix all the ingredients for the sauce together. Add into the onions.

4. Add in the beef, mix well. Dish and serve.

* Lamb may be used instead, if preferred.

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