Braised Beef Brisket


  • 2kg beef brisket cut in large chunks
  • 1 cup light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 6 slices ginger
  • 4 stalks spring onion
  • 3 tbsp Chinese wine 3-4 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Water
  • Black pepper corns
  • A bit of oil for sauteing

Cooking Instructions:

  1.  Blanch the beef in a pot of boiling water for a few minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2.  In a large pot heat up a bit of oil. Saute the ginger, spring onion and garlic for about a minute.
  3.  Add the meat in the pot and fry for a few minutes.
  4.  Add the sugar, soy sauce, wine and all the spices. Add water just enough to cover the meat and bring to the boil.
  5.  Simmer for an hour or so or until the meat is tender.
  6.  Serve hot with some greens and steamed rice.

Source: The Beancounter

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