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Sunday, September 4, 2011

Beef Broccoli


Beef Broccoli
Ingredients:
3/4 lbs. lean boneless beef (flank, round, skirt or tenderloin)

Marinade:
1 tbsp. rice vinegar (substitute rice wine if desired)
3/4 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. soy sauce
2 tbsp. water
2 tsp. cornstarch

Sauce:
3 tbsp. oyster sauce
2 tbsp. soy sauce
¼ cup water
1 tsp. cornstarch mixed w/ 4 tbsp. water (cornstarch mixture)
2 lbs. fresh broccoli
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 medium onion, chopped (white)
½ tsp. of salt
ground pepper
5 tbsp. canola oil (butter if desired)
1 stalk scallion, cut 1 inch long

Directions:
Slice the beef into thin cuts. Add the marinade ingredients then put cornstarch on the meat spreading it using your fingers . Leave it for 30 minutes. Set aside.

After marinating; heat the wok and add 1 tablespoon of oil. When the oil is hot, add garlic and stir fry until aromatic. Add the broccoli and a touch of salt.  Mix everything together. Turn down the heat if necessary to make sure it doesn't burn. Add ¼ cup of water.  Cover it for  2 minutes until broccoli turns bright green and is tender but still crisp. Remove from the wok and drain.

Clean up the wok with paper towel. Add 3 tablespoons of oil. Fry the beef for 3-5 minutes. Do not overcook the beef! Drain off the oil and set aside.

Use another saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon oil, then add the beef and stir for 1 minute. Add onion, scallions and broccoli mixture. Stir and cover it for 1 minute. Add oyster sauce and sprinkle the remaining salt and pepper. Stir briefly and cover it for 2 minutes. Add cornstarch mixture and stir quickly to thicken. Turn off the heat and serve hot over steamed rice.

2 comments:

Herryponting

Delicious recipe.
Trimedica Grobust

Kelvin Pierce

Beef broccoli was really delicious even before. Actually this is one of my favorite. Thanks for posting it here on your version and I will try to cook it. Do you also have a stir fried chicken? I want to cook it also.

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