Vietnamese Shaking Beef Recipe
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 30 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cyn Eats, in partnership with feedfeed, shared her family recipe for this easy-to-make, Vietnamese shaking beef, also known as bo luc lac. This mouthwateringly delicious dish is absolutely perfect for a weeknight dinner – cooking time is less than 10 minutes!
Tip: If your skillet isn’t big enough to sear all the meat in an even layer, divide the beef and cook in two batches.
For the Beef:
- 2 lb. New Zealand grass-fed beef tenderloin, cut into 1-inch pieces (Tip: Look for the Taste Pure Nature Logo)
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 10 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
- 3 tablespoons fish sauce
- Chili garlic paste (optional)
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
For the Red Onions:
- 1 large red onion, sliced into rings
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon water
For the Salad:
- 4 large tomatoes, sliced
- Lettuce, leaves
- Steamed white rice (optional)
- 1. In a large bowl, combine beef, soy sauce, garlic, brown sugar, oyster sauce, fish sauce, and chili garlic paste (optional). Let marinate at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
- 2. In a small bowl, coat sliced red onions with granulated sugar, white vinegar, soy sauce and water. Set aside.
- 3. Prepare bed of greens and tomatoes in a serving platter and set aside.
- 4. Heat canola oil in a large skillet on high heat. When oil begins to smoke, add an even layer of beef and sear for 1 minute on each side. Shake the pan vigorously for another minute until all sides are charred.
- 5. Transfer beef to bed of greens and tomatoes. Top with red onions and serve.