Beef Shaptak

Beef Stir-Fry

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Appears in
Taste Tibet: Family recipes from the Himalayas

By Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa

Published 2022

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Shaptak means fried meat, and this dish is all about the meat. Traditionally, yak meat would be used, but beef makes a good substitute – and since we’re substituting already, do go for chicken if you prefer. Shaptak is widely enjoyed all over Tibet and there are many variations, so feel free to play around with the veg: we’ve gone for Chinese (napa) cabbage, but peppers (capsicums) make a great pairing too, and are more colourful. If you like celery, that has a good texture an