3 tablespoons olive oil
750g thin cut fillet steak
1 onion, sliced thinly
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1 chilli, sliced
2 star anise
1 teaspoon cardamom seeds, crushed
1 cinnamon stick
1 red pepper, cut into strips
2 spring onion stalks
2 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
2 tablespoons ground bean sauce
Heat half the oil in a wok and stir fry the beef in batches for 1-2 mins. Remove and keep warm.
Heat the remaining oil in the wok and stir fry the onion until softened. Add the garlic, chilli, the spices and the red pepper. Stir fry for about 5 minutes.
Return the beef to the wok with the fish sauce, the ground bean sauce and spring onion stalks. Stir fry for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat and serve hot.