For October’s giveaway, we’re featuring the Christopher Kimball 3-Knife Set—created with the folks at Zwilling J.A. Henckels. To keep your knives in tip top shape, we’re also including a Work Sharp Culinary E5 electric belt-style knife sharpening system, plus the Worksharp E5 upgrade kit.
Cantonese-Style Black Pepper Beef and Potatoes
Stir-fried beef with black pepper sauce is a Cantonese classic. But taking the dish in a westerly direction, we followed the example of London chef Jeremy Pang and threw Yukon Gold and sweet potatoes into the mix. Steaming the potatoes in the microwave saves time and another pot. Be sure to use black pepper that is coarsely ground so it adds substance and grit to the finished dish.
tablespoons grapeseed or other neutral oil, divided
tablespoons soy sauce
01In a small bowl, whisk together 1 tablespoon of the oil, the soy sauce, garlic, ginger, cornstarch and 1 teaspoon pepper. In a medium bowl, toss the beef with 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce mixture, then let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. Whisk 3 tablespoons water into the remaining soy sauce mixture; set aside.
Pardon the interruption
You need to be a Milk Street Digital Member to see the full recipe
Start your free 14-day trial
and get access to all of our articles and recipesStart free trial