Roast beef in four-spiced chilli oil

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time2 mins
  • Serves2
  • DifficultyEasy
350g cooked roast beef, sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
5 tablespoons chilli oil
2 medium green chillies, deseeded and bruised in a pestle and mortar
2 star anise
2 star anise
1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon cloves
4 dried red chillies
1 tablespoon groundnut oil
A few pinches of sea salt

1. Arrange the sliced beef on two serving plates.

2. Heat a wok over a high heat and add the groundnut oil. When the oil starts to smoke, add the dried chillies, cloves, fennel, star anise and Sichuan peppercorns, and stir-fry for a few seconds. Add the green chillies and stir-fry for a few seconds, then add the chilli oil and lemon juice and season with salt.

3. Pour the hot oil over the beef slices and serve immediately.

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