Traditional Pepper Beef

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By Ken Hom

Published 1998

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This was among the most popular dishes served in the old-style Chinese restaurants. Its appeal was so great that even non-Chinese eating places featured it on their menus. I recall its being on the school cafeteria menu as well.

It is one of the few dishes that at once appealed to the Western taste and yet followed the Cantonese Chinese preference for simple, clear, balanced dishes. The savoury green pepper pairs nicely with the hearty flavour of beef. A touch of oyster sauce, some