Hot pepper mash beef stir fry!


Thanks to some good friends (Nancy and Ron), I was recently the very lucky recipient of a jar of – how can I put it – a distillation of hot pepper mash that was created after they made another, milder formulation. Nancy said ‘throw it out’! Ron said ‘let’s bottle it up and give it to Dan’! I accepted and was now in the possession of culinary dynamite! So, this beef stir fry was going to be a real test of the old taste buds, as it were. Not something for the timid chef to try.
Ingredients:
70 grams of steak cut into chunks
70 grams of bell pepper, sliced thin
70 grams of onion, roughly chopped
40 grams of mushroom pieces
40 grams of slice cherry tomatoes
1 tsp hot pepper mash
1 tsp olive oil
¼ tsp dried oregano
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
A sprig of fresh Rosemary
Heat the olive oil over medium heat, then dump everything else into a medium frying pan! Wham-Bam thank you ma’am! Cook for a few minutes, stirring frequently and serve. Serves one!
At a time where steak is getting rather expensive, this stir fry mix is still very affordable. Also, feet free to experiment. For this particular do, I elected to toss in some pineapple chunks! I also prepared a bed of pasta, as I like the mix!
So, how was it?
Well, as there were Habanero’s were in there somewhere, this was a fairly hot dish, for sure. However, the overall heat of the frying pan definitely did a good jog on reducing the overall hotness and thus brought forth the essence of capsaicin down to a much more modified and enjoyable form. My nose also ran for about ten minutes afterwards. That said, this was a recipe I intend to repeat often!
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About forsythkid

I am just a simple man with a head full of sand who is currently residing in a small town called Forsyth Missouri. I enjoy hiking, camping and all things related to gardening. I rec’d my degree from SIU majoring in Biology many moons ago and still maintain a great interest in the study of all living things. My hobbies include meteorology, the Finnish language and inhabiting cyberspace whenever possible.
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