Steamed Beef Served with Mam nem

Steamed beef served with Mam nem (a special sauce in Da Nang City) is a delicious dish of low fat content and high fibre, very suitable for those who are on a diet. 

The main ingredients of the dish are beef shank, griddle cakes, basil, ginger and Mam nem. To make this dish is rather simple. Clean the beef and steam it with crushed ginger which gives the dish a distinctive flavour. After the beef is well done, slice it into thin pieces. Put the beef with basil on a griddle cake and roll it. Serve with Mam nem which is added with chopped garlic, chili and sugar.

Main ingredients of the dish.

Steamed beef is sliced into thin pieces.

Mam nem is an indispensable ingredient of this dish.

Griddle cakes used to roll the beef and basil.

Fresh basil.

Beef and basil are put on griddle cakes before rolling.

The dish is a good choice for people who are on a diet.

By Tran Thanh Giang