Garlic Pepper Beef, an Easy Back-to-School Baon
Are you a parent who wants to help your kid fight the back-to-school blues? Start with their baon – it’s hard to sulk when you have a tasty meal. Take cues from everyone’s favorite happy bee and make a kid-friendly garlic pepper beef. As convenient as it is to go for takeout, it’s much healthier and more sustainable to go homemade.
This Jollibee-inspired garlic pepper beef recipe is ready in 25 minutes, prep and cook time included. That’s even faster than typical delivery, and you don’t need to pay additional fees! You can even make multiple servings at once to enjoy throughout the week. This dish is sweet, savory, and saucy: a winning combo that’s perfect for lunch.
Make extra gravy to ladle over your rice or potatoes.
- 300 g sukiyaki-cut beef
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1 tbsp brown sugar
- 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
- 2 tbsp oil
- 4 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1/2 cup sliced button mushrooms
- 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
- 1 pc Knorr Beef Cube
- 1 cup water
- toasted garlic bits, for garnish
Do you prefer chicken or pork over beef? You can easily make this garlic pepper beef with your choice of protein! That sweet-savory mushroom sauce goes with anything. Serve this ulam with freshly steamed rice à la Jollibee, or enjoy it with mashed potatoes for a different experience. Make the meal more nutritious with a side salad or roasted veggies. If you want this dish to be extra garlicky, double the number of cloves in the recipe. Any flavor-loving Asian will tell you there’s no such thing as too much garlic!