Caramelized Beef with Spinach

Filipino Style Recipe: Caramelized Beef with Spinach is simple yet delicious and mouth-watering beef dish. The beef marinated then cooked and simmered together until caramelized and thicken. This is usually served together with steamed spinach.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 10 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

1/2 kilo beef, cut into serving pieces
120 grams pineapple(chunks or tidbits), reserve juice
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder(optional)
salt and ground pepper to taste
a bunch of spinach, steamed

Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine, soy sauce, oyster sauce, pineapple juice, brown sugar, sesame oil, garlic powder, ginger powder, cayenne pepper and ground pepper then mix well.
2. Add beef then marinate for 2 hours or overnight inside the fridge. Drain and reserve the marinade.

Part 2
1. In pan, pour marinade then simmer over medium heat until reduce in half.
2. Add beef then stir cook for 5 minutes or until caramelize and thicken.
3. Adjust seasoning according to taste. Add pineapple then cook for another minute.
4. Transfer to serving plate together with steamed spinach. Serve immediately.