1WokMeals · 2016 · Asian · Beef · Good Food

Gluten-free Beef & Chinese Celery

Living in a different country, one is able to try out different vegetables, fruit, and other food products that are not usually available in one’s own country.

Celery. Yes, I’m sure that you have heard about this vegetable! You may eat it in salads, or for some, it is eaten as a ‘diet food’.

The celery that I’ve used in this recipe however, is not the typical ‘western’ celery that you would add to a salad. Chinese celery is far more flavourful, and adds a wonderful wild taste to your dish.

Give it a try if you haven’t eaten it yet, or known what to do with it.

Gluten-free Beef & Chinese Celery

(naturally gluten-free, egg free, sugar free, corn free, nut free, dairy free, oat free, soy free, wheat free, sesame free, shellfish free)

 

beef and celery plate
Yes, it is supposed to look messy!

 

Servings:  2 – 4

By: gfchopstix

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: roughly 20 minutes

 

Ingredients:

  • A bunch of Chinese celery
  • Fresh garlic clove
  • Fresh knob of ginger
  • 250g of beef strips
  • Salt and pepper
  • Powdered stock (beef or vegetable)
  • Oil, for frying

Instructions:

  1. Carefully and thoroughly wash the celery stalk and leaves
  2. Cut the top (leaves) off, but do not discard
  3. Chop up the stalks and place into a bowl
  4. Roughly chop up the leaves
  5. Finely chop the garlic and ginger
  6. Rinse the beef if necessary
  7. In a wok (or frying pan), place two tablespoons of cooking oil
  8. Heat until shimmering
  9. Place the garlic and ginger and stir
  10. Add the beef strips and fry until browned
  11. Place the celery stalks in first
  12. Stir and add the beef stock powder and a quarter cup of filtered water
  13. Continue to fry on medium heat
  14. After about 3-4 minutes, add the celery leaves
  15. Gently stir and turn off the heat
  16. Remove from the pan and serve immediately
  17. Enjoy with other side dishes and a bowl of rice!

No soy sauce or flavoured oils are added to this dish, so that the wonderful flavour of the celery can be enjoyed!

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