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Beef Broccoli Recipe

Make your own takeout with this veggie-packed beef broccoli!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 430kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef steak such as flank or sirloin, thinly sliced, lean
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups broccoli florets. small
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • ¼ cup oyster sauce
  • ¼ cup chicken broth or water low sodium
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil toasted
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional garnishes: 2 tablespoons sliced green onions 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the broccoli and mushrooms and cook for approximately 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • Add the ginger and garlic to the pan and cook for 30 seconds more.
  • Remove the vegetables from the pan; place them on a plate and cover.
  • Wipe the pan clean with a paper towel and turn the heat to high. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil.
  • Season the meat slices with salt and pepper and add them to the pan in a single layer - you may need to do this step in batches. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until browned and cooked through.
  • Add the vegetables back to the pan and cook for 2 more minutes or until the vegetables are warmed through.
  • In a bowl whisk together the oyster sauce, chicken broth, honey, sesame oil, and soy sauce. In a small bowl mix the cornstarch with a tablespoon of cold water.
  • Pour the oyster sauce mixture over the beef and vegetables; cook for 30 seconds. Add the cornstarch and bring to a boil; cook for 1 more minute or until the sauce has just started to thicken.
  • Serve immediately, topped with green onions and sesame seeds if desired.

Notes

Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 812mg | Potassium: 714mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 56.4mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 3.2mg