One of my son’s favorite dishes is Beef and Broccoli. Every time we go out for Chinese food, he always makes sure that this is on his plate. But we live a bit of a distance from our favorite Chinese place, so sometimes I make him really happy by just making it myself here at home. I always know dinner will be a winner if I choose this dish. Yum!
First of all, you will need to put a couple of tablespoons of olive oil into a hot pan. Add your sliced meat.
Stir that around and cook it until it is brown and done.
Once your meat is cooked to perfection, remove it from the pan and set it aside. Add in your sliced onion.
Now add your chopped broccoli on top of that. Stir and cook until your broccoli is crisp-tender and your onions are caramelized and brown.
Once your broccoli and onions are done, remove them from the pan and set aside. Add in your ingredients for the sauce, except for the cornstarch. Stir and combine over the heat until it is all incorporated.
Now it is time to thicken the sauce! Add just enough water to your cornstarch to make a slurry. Pour that into the sauce in the pan.
Stir and make sure it is all combined.
Cook and stir until the sauce thickens. It will also be a clear, deep brown color.
Now add everything back into the pan with the thickened sauce.
Stir well until the sauce has been evenly distributed and has covered every bit of the meat and veggies with yummy goodness.
Cook for a few minutes more until broccoli is to desired tenderness. Serve over rice and enjoy!
- 1 LB Boneless, Beef Top Round Steak, cut into thin, 3-inch strips
- 2 TB Olive Oil
- 4 Cups Fresh Broccoli Florets
- 1 Medium Onion, cut into strips
- 1 Cup Water
- 1 tsp Beef Bouillon
- 1/3 Cup Soy Sauce
- 3 TB Brown Sugar
- 1/2 tsp Ground Ginger
- 2 TB Cornstarch
- Hot Cooked Rice
- In a large skillet or wok, stir fry beef in oil until beef is no longer pink. Remove from pan and set aside.
- Stir fry onion and broccoli until onions are caramelized and brown and broccoli is crisp-tender. Remove from pan and set aside.
- Pour in water and bring to a boil. Add bouillon and stir until dissolved. Mix in brown sugar and soy sauce. Stir in ginger.
- Mix cornstarch with enough cold water to form a slurry. Gradually add to boiling mixture, stirring until thickened.
- Add vegetables and meat. Stir well. Cover and simmer for about 5 minutes or until broccoli is to desired tenderness.
- Serve over rice. Enjoy!