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Beef and shallot rolls with pickled cucumber and carrots

11
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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
3 hr 30 min
Prep
3 hr 20 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Get creative with your plate presentation with these intriguing beef rolls that are much easier to prepare than they appear

Ingredients

Lean beef blade steak

480 g, (8 x 75g lean minute steaks), fat trimmed

Green shallot(s)

2 individual, cut into 8cm lengths

Reduced salt soy sauce

60 ml

Brown sugar

cup(s), (75g)

Mirin

¼ cup(s), (60ml)

Fresh ginger

1 tsp, finely grated

Carrot(s)

2 medium, cut into matchsticks

Lebanese cucumber

2 medium, cut into matchsticks

Vinegar

2 tbs, (rice wine vinegar)

Sea salt

1 tsp

Caster sugar

1 tsp

Sesame seeds

2 tsp, toasted

Chinese rice wine

30 ml

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Using a meat mallet, gently pound each steak between sheets of plastic wrap until 2mm thick. Top each steak with 2 pieces of shallot and roll to enclose. Secure with toothpicks
  2. Combine soy sauce, wine, brown sugar, mirin and ginger in a shallow glass or ceramic dish. Add beef rolls and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours.
  3. Combine carrot, cucumber, vinegar, salt and caster sugar in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate until required.
  4. Lightly spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium heat. Remove beef rolls from marinade. Discard marinade. Cook rolls for 1–2 minutes each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Cover to keep warm.
  5. Sprinkle rolls with sesame seeds. Serve with pickled cucumber and carrot.
  6. 2 tasty twists:
  7. Chicken & asparagus rolls: Swap beef for lean chicken schnitzels (uncrumbed), and green shallots for 2 bunches baby asparagus (cut into 8cm lengths, blanched).
  8. Pork & zucchini rolls: Swap beef for lean pork schnitzels (uncrumbed), and green shallots for 2 small zucchini (cut into matchsticks, blanched).

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Brown rice.