Steak Kebat

Kebat is new to me. I read about it in Burma Superstar (excellent book, buy it) decided to make it and oh my. This is good. Better than good, awesome.

Delicious steak, soft but crisp onions, juicy tomato, beautiful spice blend with a bit of kick to keep you company. Try this once, and you’ll be making it again and again and again and…..

Serves 4, Time: 45 minutes

Mise en Place
1/2 tsp ground cardamom 1 medium onion, sliced
1/4 tsp cumin, toasted and ground 1 jalepeno, deseeded and diced
1/2 tsp paprika 8 small roma tomatoes, quartered
1/4 tsp cayenne 1 cup cliantro, chopped
1/4 tsp tumeric 1/2 cup mint, chopped
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon STAPLES
1/4 tsp sugar 2 tsp kosher salt
MEATS 1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
1.5 lb flank steak, sliced thin canola oil

2 bowls
1 plate
1 skillet, high heat

Step Action
1 in a bowl, mix cardamom, cumin, paprika, cayenne, tumeric, cinnamon, sugar, salt, and black pepper together
2 in a second bowl, season flank steak with half of the spices and toss to coat. let marinate 30 minutes
3 in the skillet, add oil and sear meat a minute or two a side. evac to second bowl
4 cook onions and jalepeno with remaining spice blend, cook 2 minutes, stiring often
5 add tomatoes, toss, and cook an additional minute
6 add steak, toss, and cook an additional minute
7 plate and garnish with cliantro and mint on top
8 eat

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