Beef and Chili Bamboo Shoots in Butterhead Lettuce

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      25 min

Appears in
China Modern: 100 Cutting-Edge, Fusion-Style Recipes for the 21st Century

By Ching-He Huang

Published 2006

  • About

I first sampled this delicious dish when I was 11 years old at a local Chinese restaurant in north London when my family was invited by my parents’ new-found friends to celebrate our move to England from South Africa. My mother also fell in love with the dish and recreated it at home, serving it on iceberg lettuce. I remember her complaining about not being able to get fresh bamboo shoots (something she took for granted as my grandparents were farmers and had a bamboo farm), so she had to g