Stir Fried Beef and Asparagus in Oyster Sauce

Stir Fried Beef and Asparagus in Oyster Sauce

You can use beef or pork. It's easy to cook with typical household ingredients.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Thinly sliced beef or pork
200 g
Sake, salt, pepper
as needed (for seasoning)
6 sticks (about 100 g)
Japanese leek
20 cm
☆Ginger, garlic
1 clove each
Sesame oil
to taste
1/2 teaspoon
◎Water, sake
1 teaspoon each
◎ Chinese soup stock
1/3 teaspoon
Oyster sauce
1 and 1/2 tablespoons


1. Cut the beef into bite-sized pieces. Rub sake, salt and pepper in for seasoning.
2. Peel the hard part off asparagus. Cut the asparagus and leek diagonally.
3. Mince ☆ seasonings. Heat a pan with sesame oil and cook ☆ until fragrant. Add the doubanjiang spicy bean paste and cook together.
4. Add the beef, when browned, add ◎, the asparagus stem into the pan.
5. Put the leek, the rest of asparagus and the oyster sauce into the pan in the end. Cook all together.
6. Finally season with salt and pepper. Serve to a plate. It's done. If you have coarsely ground black pepper, sprinkle on a lot.
7. Here is the one with pork. It tastes good, too.

Story Behind this Recipe

The oyster sauce in my fridge was nearing the best-by date, so I used it with whatever was in the fridge. My family ended up loving the dish.