Ginger Beef with Millet Pilaf lets ginger take a front-row seat in this dish, with the other ingredients enhancing or softening its effects. You will enjoy the vibrant flavor of the beef and nuttiness of the millet.
Ginger Beef with Millet Pilaf Introduction
Ginger is one of the most versatile flavors. It can be savory, or it can be sweet. It can feel warming and relaxing. Or it can feel warming like a bolt of lightning.
Ginger takes a front-row seat in this dish, with the other ingredients enhancing or softening its effects.
Millet works really nicely as a savory side as well.
The toasting enhances some of its nuttiness. This taste goes particularly well with the bamboo shoots, which also have a pretty mild flavor. As a result, the two don’t fight with the ginger at all. At the same time, they mellow the ginger, so it doesn’t become overpowering.
Normally, when putting together these flavors, I would use soy sauce for more umami.
But the stock stands in for soy sauce well. Additionally, the stock adds some liquid to help cook everything and loosen up the delicious bits of beef. These bits linger behind from the beef's first cooking.
If you like a saucier sauce, you may want to add a bit more stock. And if you don’t have stock at all, you can use water. But, I’d suggest using a heavier hand with the ginger and garlic to make up for some of the flavor.
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Ginger Beef with Millet Pilaf
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