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Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Beef and broccoli stir fry is a one pan dinner, ready in just thirty minutes. Recreate in your own kitchen the taste of Chinese take-out beef and broccoli. If you have extra time, marinating the beef will infuse it with extra flavor.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Beef and Broccoli
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 285 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 - 1 1/2 lbs beef top round steak or flank steak sliced into 1/8 inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil canola or sesame oil
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
Sauce:
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced ginger root
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce low sodium
  • 1/3 cup beef broth low sodium
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
Garnish
  • Sesame seeds
  • Chopped green onions

Instructions

  1. Add all the "Sauce" ingredients to a bowl, whisk until fully combined.
  2. If you have time, add the sliced beef to a large ziplock bag and pour the sauce on top. Transfer to the fridge and marinate for at least 30 minutes to one hour for extra flavor. Or leave in the marinade overnight.
  3. When ready to cook, place a stir fry wok or cast iron pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of vegetable or canola oil, and once hot, add the broccoli florets. Toss and cook for 4-6 minutes, or until tender. Transfer cooked broccoli to a plate.
  5. Add the beef and the sauce to the skillet over high heat in one layer. If needed cook in batches.
  6. Cook the beef without moving for 1 minute, to get a nice sear on it. After that continue to cook while stirring and tossing, until the beef is no longer pink and the sauce forms a glaze, about 5-7 minutes.
  7. Return the cooked broccoli to the pan, and stir until the broccoli are heated through and everything is well coated in sauce, about 3 minutes.
  8. Serve garnished with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.

Nutrition Facts

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 285 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 71mg24%
Sodium 944mg41%
Potassium 645mg18%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 460IU9%
Vitamin C 61.2mg74%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.