Szechuan Beef Stew

Szechuan Beef Stew Recipe

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2 lb
beef chuck, boneless
garlic cloves, pressed
4 Tbsp
soy sauce
3 tsp
1 c
3/4 tsp
red pepper, crushed
3/4 tsp
fennel seeds, crushed
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/4 tsp
cloves, ground
1/4 tsp
ground ginger
1 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp

How to Make Szechuan Beef Stew


  • 1Cut beef into 2" cubes.
  • 2Combine garlic, 2 tablespoons of soy sauce and 1 teaspoon sugar in large bowl; stir in beef cubes until well coated.
  • 3Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 4Meanwhile, combine 1 cup water, remaining 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 teaspoons sugar, red pepper, fennel, black pepper, cloves and ginger; set aside.
  • 5Heat oil in dutch oven or large skillet over high heat.
  • 6Brown beef on all sides in hot oil.
  • 7Stir in soy sauce mixture.
  • 8Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 2 hours, or until beef is very tender.
  • 9Combine cornstarch with 2 tablespoons water; stir into beef mixture.
  • 10Cook and stir until mixture boils and thickens, about 1 minute.

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About Szechuan Beef Stew

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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