Spicy Beef Filet in Oyster Sauce Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Jan. 22, 2013
I bought oyster sauce months ago and never used it. Today I was looking for a recipe for my beef filet and found this recipe, it's easy and my children loved it, even my little boy who is not a big fan of meat. I made it with mashed potatoes as a side dish and it went well with the sauce, I only put a pinch of black pepper and added a bit of water while cooking to make more sauce.
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Reviewed: Dec. 19, 2011
Loved how spicy it was and put more water to it at the end because we loved the sauce. The sugar made a huge difference, it was so tasteful.
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Reviewed: Jul. 5, 2011
I like this recipe, but agree with the other reviewer who said that the black pepper overwhelms the dish. Oyster sauce is a rather delicate flavor. I will cut back the pepper to 1/4 teaspoon next time I make it and maybe add some red pepper flakes if I want it spicy.
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Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2010
This recipe is a pretty standard beef stir-fry. I cooked it in a wok, and added a package of stir-fry vegetables. I served it over white rice.
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Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2009
Instead of vegetable oil, I soaked my beef strips in 1 tablespoon cooking white wine, 1 tablespoon cornstarch. I added the oyster sauce last just before turning off the stove. Serve it over rice.
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Reviewed: Mar. 20, 2008
Hard to pinpoint why I wasn't crazy about this recipe - I think I wanted more of an oyster sauce flavor but the pepper in it was pretty overwhelming. I know that's why the person who submitted the recipe likes it so much, but I would tone down the pepper next time (and I like spicy). Served it with some nice steamed veggies over brown rice and it made a very nice meal.
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