Beef in black bean sauce

Ingredients

For the marinated beef

  • 300g/10½oz rib-eye or rump steak
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 pinch Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornflour

For the sauce

  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice wine
  • 1 ladleful chicken stock, water, beer or lager (about 5 tablespoons)

For the stir fry

  • 2 tsp salted fermented black soy beans
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3cm/1¼in fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ brown onion, sliced
  • ½ green or red pepper, sliced
  • 1 spring onion, roughly chopped, plus extra to garnish (optional)
  • 3 cavolo nero or kale leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • chopped fresh coriander, to garnish (optional)

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