‘Hot’ fried beef

Dendeng Pedas

Preparation info
  • to serve


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By Sri Owen

Published 1980

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Remember that pedas = hot—spicy hot ! This is fried beef, with a robust flavour of chilli.


  • 1 kg (2 lb) topside


Cut the beef fairly thin and trim it into small, square pieces. Marinate it for 1 hour or longer.

Slice the shallots finely. Seed and slice the chillis. Fry them in a tablespoonful of oil, in a wok, stirring all the time until they are golden brown. Add salt to taste. Keep hot.

Put a tablespoonful of oil in a thick frying-pan, and fry the slices of me