The Perfect Stir Fry Beef and Broccoli Recipe

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Stir Fry Beef and Broccoli is a very popular Chinese American dish. You can find it in any Chinese take-out place in the US. Today I want to show you how you can make Stir Fry Beef and Broccoli better than any take-out restaurant!

Stir Fry Beef and Broccoli Recipe

Serving: 2 to 4
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

Beef and marinade:
1 1/2 pounds flank steak, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 egg white
1 tablespoon cornstarch
3 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon rice wine
1 tablespoon soy sauce
Pinch of white pepper

For the stir fry:
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
Pinch of white pepper
½ cup chicken stock
½ tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
2 cups broccoli
4 tablespoons extra light olive oil
2 stalk scallions, white part

Stir Fry Beef and Broccoli Instructions

  1. To marinate the beef, in a large bowl, place in the beef, egg white, cornstarch slurry (1 tablespoon cornstarch and 3 tablespoons of water), rice wine, soy sauce, and white pepper. Mix until the beef has absorbed everything, and marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. To make the stir fry sauce, in a bowl, add the soy sauce, dark soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, white pepper, and chicken stock.
  3. To cook the broccoli, in a pot of water over high heat, bring it to a boil. Blanch the broccoli for 30 seconds. Remove and drain
  4. To cook the beef, in a wok over high heat, add the extra light olive oil. Place in the beef slices, cook, and stir for about 2 minutes. Remove and drain all the oil.
  5. To stir-fry, in the wok over high heat, with the remaining oil left in the wok, add the scallions, and cook for 15 seconds. Pour in the sauce, and bring it to a simmer. Then pour in the cornstarch slurry (½ tablespoon of cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water) to thicken the sauce. Return the beef and broccoli. Stir-fry everything together.

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