Today I’m going to share how to make Bo luc Lac, Vietnamese wok-seared steak- Shaking Beef!
If you love beef/steak, this is definitely a must try!! So flavorful and totally different way to enjoy your steak! Bo Luc Lac literally means shaking beef.
I learned how to make this shaking beef from my dear friend, Be, who is excellent at Vietnamese cooking! 🙂 This recipe is a bit different than her original recipe btw, I had to make my own version, you know! lol
I hope you guys give this garlicky, oniony, savory goodness Vietnamese style steak, shaking beef a try at home!!!
- 1 lb filet mignon or Rib-eye, remove silver skin and cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1 Tbs soy sauce
- 1 Tbs fish sauce
- ¼ tsp dark soy sauce, optional
- 1 Tbs sugar
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 2 tsp vegetable or canola oil
- 1 Tbs cooking oil
- 2 Tbs unsalted butter
- 4 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 shallot, sliced
- 3 to 4 green onions, cut halves in lengthwise and cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1 lime
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- Combine all ingredients for marinate beef in a large mixing bowl and mix well with your hand. Cover with a plastic wrap and let it marinate for 2 hours in a refrigerator.
- Meanwhile make lime dipping sauce by adding all ingredients together in a small mixing bowl. Set aside.
- Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat; add cooking oil and swirl to coat. Add marinated beef, spread as one layer so they will sear nicely. Cook 1 minute each side, or until nicely seared and cooked until your desire doneness.
- Add butter, garlic, shallot and green onions, stir everything together and cook until vegetables got soften, about 30 seconds. Remove from heat, transfer to a serving plate and serve immediately with lime dipping sauce. Serve on a bed of tomato slices or salad for your taste.