Asian Essentials: Salt & Pepper Beef Bites

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Andy Anderson !

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@ThePretentiousChef

To be honest, the original dish is made from thin pork chops, and deep fried. My version uses charcoal steaks, and the air fryer. I think that you will enjoy them.

You can serve them as a snack, or place them on top of a steaming pile of rice for a meal… Up to you.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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Comments:
Serves:
Several
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Air Fryer

Ingredients

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  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • THE DIPPING SAUCE

  • 2 Tbsp
    tamari sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh clover honey
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1 tsp
    toasted sesame seeds
  • THE BEEF

  • 1 lb
    charcoal steak
  • 1 large
    egg, just the white
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, kosher variety
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/2 c
    arrowroot powder, or cornstarch

How to Make Asian Essentials: Salt & Pepper Beef Bites

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  3. THE DIPPING SAUCE
  4. Whisk all the ingredients together in a small bowl, and reserve.
  5. THE BEEF
  6. Cut the charcoal steak into random pieces.
  7. Whisk the egg, with the salt and pepper, until foamy.
  8. Add the beef, thoroughly coat, and allow to rest on the countertop for 20 – 30 minutes.
  9. Add the arrowroot powder, or cornstarch to the beef, and thoroughly coat.
  10. Shake off the excess, and add to the basket of your air fryer.
  11. Set the temp to 375f (190c), and cook for 12 – 15 minutes.
  12. Chef’s Note: Let the air alone for the first 5-minutes of cooking, then shake the basket about every other minute.
  13. Increase the heat to 400f (205c), until the beef is nice and brown, about an additional 3 – 5 minutes.
  14. PLATE/PRESENT
  15. Serve while nice and warm with the dipping sauce. Enjoy.
  16. Chef’s Note: These would go just as well with a more “American” dipping sauce, such as: Honey Mustard.
  17. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Asian Essentials: Salt & Pepper Beef Bites

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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