200g soba noodles
1 tbsp cooking oil
500g beef tenderloin, cubed
1⁄2 tsp salt
80g carrots, sliced
40g onion, cubed
1⁄2 tsp black pepper
1 cup Yomeishu wine
2 cups beef stock
40g snow peas, cooked
1. Cook soba noodles according to the instructions on the packet. Set aside.
2. Heat up a pan over medium fire and add cooking oil.
3. Season beef with salt. Add to pan and saute for 8 to 10 minutes until golden brown.
4. Add carrots, onion and pepper.
5. Add Yomeishu wine. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes to dissipate the alcohol.
6. Add stock and braise until beef is just tender enough, for about 30 minutes.
7. Place soba in a casserole and pour beef onto it.
8. Add snow peas to it. Serve immediately.
Cooking tips you should know
Allow the dish to boil to dissipate the alcohol. Otherwise, it could pass through breast milk and stress your baby’s liver.
This recipe uses tenderloin, which is lower in fat than a rib-eye or T-bone cut.
Executive Chef Ho Limg Neng and dietitian Janice Chong, both from Mount Alvernia Hospital, contributed this recipe and nutrition tips. This recipe makes 4 servings.
(Photo: Young Parents)