Stewed Beef Brisket with Yuba

Photos by Phoenix Zhang. 

Stewed beef brisket with yuba is a classic dish from Guangzhou, China. Simmered with the sauce, the beef brisket is infused with a savory scent. Traditionally, the dish only contains beef brisket and yuba, but I add carrot and sea ​​cucumber to make it more nutritious.

Ingredients for the beef: 

  • 350 g beef brisket
  • 100 g yuba
  • 100 g carrot
  • 10 g ginger
  • 5 g fermented bean curd
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 3 tsp cooking wine
  • 2 tsp salt
  •  3 tsp oil
  • 150 g water
  • 3 g coriander

Instructions for the beef: 

  1. Cut the beef into small pieces.
  2. Put the beef into a pot and add soy sauce and cooking wine.
  1. Fry on medium heat for five minutes.
  2. Add the carrots.
  1. Add water and stir on low heat for an hour and a half.
  2. Soak the yuba for 20 minutes.
  3. Put the yuba into the pot and add salt.
  1.  Stir on low heat for 20 minutes.
  1. Add the coriander.

 Yields four servings. Enjoy!