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Braised beef with five-spice and star anise

This aromatic braised beef recipe is given a new lease of life thanks to the addition of five-spice, star anise, chilli and soy. A perfect midweek dinner full of warming, fragrant flavours.
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  • 2 tbsp of rapeseed oil
  • 1 small red onion, finely sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, quartered
  • 1 inch piece ginger
  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 tsp five spice powder
  • 1 kg beef chuck steak, diced
  • 2 tbsp of spelt flour
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 125 ml of sherry, or dry white wine
  • 1 Knorr Organic Beef Stock Pot, dissolved into 500 ml boiling water
  • 6 tsp soy sauce, (reduced salt)
  • 100 g of Chinese cabbage
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1 handful of coriander, leaves picked

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

580kcal

Energy (kJ)

2435kJ

Protein (g)

48.6g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

15.4g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

22.8g

Sugar (g)

13.0g

Fibre (g)

2.9g

Fat (g)

28.7g

Saturated fat (g)

10.7g

Unsaturated fat (g)

18.4g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

11.1g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

2.7g

Trans fat (g)

0.7g

Cholesterol (mg)

134mg

Sodium (mg)

624mg

Salt (g)

1.55g

Vitamin A (IU)

1765IU

Vitamin C (mg)

19.6mg

Calcium (mg)

61mg

Iron (mg)

5.57mg

Potassium (mg)

983mg

Total

2321kcal

9739kJ

194.2g

61.5g

91.4g

52.1g

11.6g

114.8g

42.7g

73.5g

44.3g

10.7g

2.6g

535mg

2495mg

6.22g

7059IU

78.3mg

242mg

22.27mg

3932mg