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Bamboo and beef stir fry Măng Xào Thịt Bò
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Bamboo and Beef Stir Fry (Măng Xào Thịt Bò)

Bamboo shoots are a common ingredient used in Asian stir fries. The fresh shoots lend a subtle earthy flavor to any dish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Vietnamese
Keyword Bamboo shoots, Beef, stir fry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 186kcal
Author Suzanne Nuyen

Ingredients

  • 3 fresh bamboo shoots about 1 lb
  • 1/2 lb sliced beef
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped optional
  • 1 tbsp neurtral oil like canola

Instructions

  • Marinate the beef with fish sauce, garlic, shallot, salt and pepper
  • Slice the bamboo shoots into long pieces by cutting in half and then slicing lengthwise
  • Brown the sliced beef in a pan with oil on medium high heat
  • When most of the red has disappeared in the meat, add the bamboo and continue to stir well and cook for about 10 minutes,
  • Turn off heat, add chopped cilantro and use the residual heat to wilt

Notes

If you don't like cilantro, you can leave it out or substitute parsley and scallions.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.5g | Protein: 14.7g | Fat: 12.4g | Saturated Fat: 4.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2.3g | Sodium: 757.3mg | Potassium: 758.3mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 0.9g