Beef and fruit together? For teens with a more sophisticated palate, give them a delightful surprise with this flavorful dish. On other days, switch the lychees with other fruit like mangoes or Mandarin oranges.
Serves 2 to 3 Prep Time 20 minutes Cooking Time 20 minutes
For the stir-fry sauce
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon water
1 1/2 cups (about 200 grams) beef tenderloin, cubed
salt and pepper
1 tablespoon canola oil
1/4 cup leeks, sliced diagonally
1/2 cup canned lychees, drained
1 Make the stir-fry sauce: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
2 Lightly season beef cubes with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a wok and sauté leeks. Add beef and sauté until almost cooked.
(See how to work the wok here: How to Stir-fry)
3 Add lychees and sauce; stir-fry until beef is cooked and sauce is syrupy.
4 Serve over Colorful Rice Pilaf.
Photography by At Maculangan | Food Preparation by Katherine Jao | Art Direction by Jonathan Roxas | Prop Styling by Rachelle Santos | Props from Tupperware (colored containers) and Howards Storage World (clear container)&a
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