Fillet beef chilli basil 

This is a classic wok-fried dish ideal for a special occasion. From Mak at D6 

Serves 2


  • 2 x 8oz fillet beef
  • 1 onion
  • 4 spring onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 chillies
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons light soya
  • 2 tablespoons dark soya
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons white wine
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 20g basil


This is a quick dish to cook so make sure you have everything ready to go first.


  1. Slice beef into thin strips. Chop onions and spring onions. Crush garlic.
  2. Heat up a wok. When hot add oil and fry beef until half cooked.
  3. Remove beef and in the same wok add your onion, spring onion, garlic and chillies. When soft, add beef.
  4. Add a pinch of salt and a teaspoon of cracked black pepper.
  5. Then add light soya, dark soya and fish sauce and sugar. Add white wine and sesame oil.
  6. Add basil and toss before serving.

Recipe Series: Year of the Goat 

Award-winning restaurant China Sichuan share some of their traditional recipes synonymous with Chinese New Year, while Mak at D6 mark their first year in business with a modern take on some party dishes.

Recipes in this series:

Julian Mak

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