Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes

This fragrant beef and broccoli stir-fry recipe is made with fresh ginger, garlic and toasted sesame oil. A perfect 15-minute dinner recipe!

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe a healthy Asian dinner

Beef and broccoli is one of those classic Chinese dishes that everyone has enjoyed at some point in their life. For me, this signature stir-fry reminds me of my middle sister Jessie who would order it every time we went out for Chinese food or ordered take-out. 

Liz Grating Ginger

If you’ve never tried making it at home, I urge you to give it a shot. The entire dish comes together in just 20 minutes and by making it at home, you can make it your own.

Stir Fried Beef and Broccoli

Love ginger? Double the amount. Want to make it spicy? Add more chili paste. No sirloin steak on hand? Try flank or flat-iron.

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The broccoli is cooked until bright green in a fragrant sauce made with fresh ginger, toasted sesame oil and sweet hoisin sauce.

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

Right before serving, I like to sprinkle the dish with fresh scallions. Toasted black sesame seeds or minced peanuts would add great texture too.

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Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe - a healthy Asian dinner

Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

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This fragrant beef and broccoli stir-fry recipe is made with fresh ginger, garlic and toasted sesame oil. A perfect 15-minute dinner recipe!
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
TOTAL: 25 minutes
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Servings4

Ingredients
 

  • 1 pound beef sirloin or flank steak (cut in thin strips)
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (low sodium)
  • 2 tablespoons Nakano Natural Rice Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons ginger (minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons chili paste (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • brown rice to serve (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat a large wok or sauté pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle the beef with salt and pepper to taste on each side. Spray pan with cooking spray and place beef in pan to sear. Cook until golden brown on both sides, turning once after about 2-3 minutes. Remove beef from pan, set aside.
  • While the beef is cooking, whisk together the sauce: chicken broth through sesame oil). 
  • Add the broccoli to the hot pan and sprinkle with a pinch more of salt and pepper to taste. Pour in the sauce and bring mixture to a boil. Cover pan and reduce heat to low to steam the broccoli until bright green, about 5-6 minutes. 
  • Remove lid and add in reserved beef and any juices that have formed. Heat for another 2 minutes before serving as is or over brown rice if you wish.

Nutrition

Calories: 307kcalCarbohydrates: 11.5gProtein: 26.9gFat: 17.6gSaturated Fat: 6.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 11.4gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 243mgFiber: 2.6gSugar: 2.3g

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6 responses to “Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry”

  1. Carolyn Avatar
    Carolyn

    This sounds perfect!

  2. Megan @ MegUnprocessed Avatar
    Megan @ MegUnprocessed

    I’m all about the broccoli stir-fry!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      It’s so good!!

  3. Lindsay @ The Live-In Kitchen Avatar
    Lindsay @ The Live-In Kitchen

    I love how fast this is!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Heck yes!

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Hey there, I’m Liz Della Croce and I’m thrilled to have you here! My aim is to motivate and ignite your passion for cooking amazing meals for your loved ones.