7 hour braised beef

This versatile dish by @fatmowcooking can be added to a curry, in a soup or even as a sandwich filler!


  • 1.5kg topside of beef
  • 500ml beef bone broth
  • 180ml soy sauce
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 spring onions
  • 60ml rice vinegar
  • 60ml shaoxing rice wine
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar

Once cooked

  • 60ml dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chilli oil


  1. Season the beef and then brown all over in a hot pan. Transfer to an oven proof dish.
  2. Mix the remaining ingredients in a bowl and then pour over the beef.
  3. Cook on low for 7 hours in a slow cooker or at 120℃ in an oven. If doing it in the oven, check every 2 hours or so and top up with water if required.
  4. Once it is done, add in 60 ml of dark soy, salt and pepper and a tablespoon of chilli oil.
  5. Remove from the sauce and slice then return to pan until ready to serve!