Stuffed bell peppers

with oyster sauce


125 gr convert conversionshrimps or prawns

300 gr convert conversionmixed ground beef and pork


3 chopped spring onions

3 tblsp water chestnuts

3 teasp sweet soy sauce

2 teaspoons dry sherry

4 red bell peppers


2 tablespoons oil

1 garlic clove

1/2 teaspoon ginger

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1 tablespoon oyster sauce

1 dl convert conversionchicken bouillon

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How to prepare:

Combine chopped shrimps, ground beef, salt, spring onions, chopped chestnuts, soy sauce and sherry.

Cut the bell peppers, lenghtwise, in 3 or 4 pieces, remove seeds and membranes.

Fill the pieces of bell pepper with the ground beef mixture.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok or frying pan with thick bottom. Fry half of the pepper pieces with the meat down and fry over medium heat 3-5 minutes on each sides. Place on a plate, cover which foil and keep hot (in an oven). Repeat with the remaining pieces.

Mix the cornstarch, oyster sauce and bouillon. Stir fry the squeezed garlic, grated ginger a minute in the wok and add the sauce mixture. Bring to boil while stirring.

Simmer for 1 minute (the sauce must thicken).

Serve the pepper-pieces on a plate. Sprinkle widely with the sauce.

First published: April 12, 2003, Netherlands
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