Crispy Beef Strips in Oats Crumb
Crispy Beef strips in Oats crumb is delectably crunchy and a refreshingly tasty appetizer. Beef strips are marinated in seasoned spices; coated with roasted peanuts and oats crumbs and deep fried to perfection. It is a variety starter for a great evening meal. You can serve these delicious nutty strips in your feast menu as a starter. I have had this recipe for long, and have tried few times in the past, but was not pleased as the beef was always a little chewy and hard. Since my friends who were fasting, asked me to put up some new snack recipes for the Holy month of Ramadan, I decided to revamp this quick snack recipe. It came out extremely well, crunchy and crispy to everyone’s delight. You can try this out with chicken strips for variety.
Crispy Beef strips are great as starters as well. Everyone likes Crispy starters, like Crunchy Fish Fingers, Chicken cutlets, Crispy Pakoras, croquettes, Fish cutlets, Calamari Fritters, crispy cones etc. If you are looking for dry but saucy starters, check my Chili Fish, Chili Pork and Beef with Mushroom recipes. There must be some addictive in these meat strips coated in crispy crumbs, because my kids can’t stop munching and always demand for more. It is unassumingly irresistible and addictive and you won’t be able to just stop with a few. Well, I have warned you in advance, so the calorie conscious can try resisting the charming crispy strips! 🙂 “Crispy Beef Strips in Oats crumb” can be served with Tomato sauce or Garlic Mayonnaise, Hummus, Tartar dip or any sauce of your choice. Enjoy!!
|Beef (cut into thin strips)||: 300 gms|
|Ginger Garlic paste||: 1 ½ tsp|
|Lime juice||: 1 tsp|
|Flour/Maida||: 4 tbsp|
|Kashmiri Chili Powder||: ¾ tsp|
|Pepper Powder||: ½ tsp|
|Oregano/ Italian seasoning||: ¼ tsp|
|Egg||: 1 no.|
|Oats||: ¾ cup|
|Roasted Peanuts||: ¼ cup|
|Oil||: For frying|
Wash and cut the beef into thin strips. Pound each strip with a meat mallet or hammer to tenderize it. Add ginger garlic paste, salt and lime juice to the pound beef strips and mix well.
Roast the peanuts. You can roast them in oven or a pan. Crush the oats and peanuts to a nice crumble. Mix the flour, pepper, chili powder and oregano. Coat the beef strips in this mixture and shake off excess flour. Beat an egg and dip the coated beef strips in the egg and then nicely coat with the oats and peanut crumble. Transfer to a bowl and cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or more.
Heat oil and fry the beef strips to a golden brown. Please don’t overcrowd the pan. Drain them in a kitchen towel. Serve hot with Tomato ketchup or Garlic Mayonnaise dip. Enjoy!
- While pounding meat, place the beef strips in a cutting board and pound with a meat mallet or meat hammer. Don’t beat hard to tear the meat, but pound evenly on both sides to get a thinner strip.
- You may also use corn flour instead of flour.
- You may roast raw shelled peanuts that you get in super markets. You can roast them in oven or microwave or dry roast in a thick bottomed pan.
- Please don’t overcrowd the pan while frying beef strips.
- Fry in medium heat to allow the beef strips to cook evenly.
Hope you will try out this wonderful healthy recipe. I would like to hear from you, if you like it. Comments from you would motivate me to bring you more delicious and wonderful homemade recipes. God Bless!!