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Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry


A fast and simple beef and broccoli stir fry for any night time of the week! This easy one-pan meal will definitely shock you in each ease and taste.

thinly sliced cooked steak and broccoli coated in a sauce and piled into a black bowl

Why I Love This Recipe

Any weeknight beef recipe that comes collectively rapidly and feeds the entire household is a surefire win for me. Often which means a floor beef recipe, like my reader-favorite Korean Meatballs, however this recipe makes use of quick-cooking flank steak.

Flank steak is likely one of the greatest beef cuts to make use of for a fast dinner. When sliced in opposition to the grain, both earlier than cooking or after cooking, it turns into deliciously tender. Apart from stir fry, I additionally love utilizing flank steak in my Tacos al Carbón (grilled steak tacos).

For this recipe, I really like serving the tender beef and broccoli with lengthy grain brown rice. Collectively the meat, broccoli and rice make a surprisingly fast and really satisfying dinner. For a lower-carb choice you’ll be able to serve the meat and broccoli over cauliflower rice or skip all of it collectively (although you could need to double the meat and broccoli then). 

broccoli, beef, garlic, ginger, broccoli and sauces measured out and arranged on a counter

Components in This Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry

  • Flank Steak: search for a single flank steak that weighs not less than 1 ½ kilos. 
  • Scallions: additionally referred to as inexperienced onions. You’ll want one bunch for this recipe. When prepping the scallions, you should definitely separate out the sunshine inexperienced and white components from the darkish inexperienced components since they’re used at totally different instances all through the cooking course of.
  • Excessive warmth cooking oil: I like avocado oil for this recipe, however you can even use grapeseed oil. 
  • Oyster sauce: discover this within the Asian sauce space of your grocery retailer or at any Asian market. This thick and savory sauce lays the muse of taste for the dish. 
  • Beef-broth: I all the time go for low-sodium. Hen broth, vegetable broth and even water could be substituted. Should you use water, you should definitely season with further salt on the finish. 
  • Ginger: small bits of recent ginger add a bit of oomph to every chunk. It’s a must-add ingredient on this recipe. Make sure to use recent ginger. You possibly can most frequently discover it within the produce space subsequent to the onions and garlic. 
  • Garlic: I favor to easily chop recent garlic and add it to the pan. Grating or mincing is an excessive amount of work for a dish this straightforward. 
  • Cornstarch: used to thicken the sauce and create a silky-smooth dish. Arrowroot starch could be a very good substitute. 
  • Low-sodium tamari or soy sauce: whichever you’ve gotten readily available works nice right here. Should you solely have common (not low-sodium) pull again on the quantity of salt used to season the meat.
  • Honey: a small sprint of honey balances out the savory flavors of this dish. You may as well use brown sugar. 
  • Broccoli: a full pound of broccoli is used on this recipe! Be happy so as to add matchstick-cut carrots and even some small cauliflower florets. 
thinly sliced cooked steak and broccoli coated in a sauce and piled into a black bowl

How you can Make Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry 

  1. Reduce the flank steak into skinny slices. Season the steak with a whole lot of black pepper and a few kosher salt. 
  2. Warmth oil in a big nonstick skillet. Add the seasoned beef and the white and lightweight inexperienced scallion components. Let the meat prepare dinner, with out transferring, for a few minutes. 
  3. Use tongs to stir fry the meat till largely cooked by. 
  4. Add the sauce elements and broccoli, stir to coat, then over and prepare dinner till the broccoli is crisp tender. 
  5. Off warmth, stir at the hours of darkness inexperienced scallion components. Season with salt and pepper to style then serve! 
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