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Speaking of great, I, of course, have a GREAT recipe to share today. You may have noticed that our family goes a little coo-coo for any Asian type recipe. Yes – we’re a little obsessed! We tried this simple Beef and Broccoli and everyone loved it. A little time over the stove and you’ve got a great recipe that is better than take out. Check out these pictures and tell me it doesn’t look like it came straight for PF Chang’s. If you love flavorful YUM!
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Beef and Broccoli Recipe
Beef and Broccoli - A little time over the stove and you've got a great recipe that is better than take out!
- 1.5 lb beef chuck roast cut into 1/8 inch thin slices
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- 2 tbsp sesame seeds toasted (optional)
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 tbsp rice wine
- 2 tbsp oyster sauce
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 1/2 tbsp sriracha
- 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
- 3/4 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tbsp minced onion
- 1/2-1 tbsp corn starch
Whisk all sauce ingredients together in a bowl, until smooth. (We decided to make this sauce the night before and using a little bit, we marinated the meat overnight. This is not a necessary step, but we really liked the outcome. If you do not have the extra time, simply make your sauce before you're ready to cook.)
Add a little sauce to a large pan on medium heat.
Add sliced beef (we always marinate our meat overnight) to hot pan and pour remaining sauce over the top.
Cook on high heat for 3-5 minutes until beef starts to brown then let simmer for about 30 minutes. This will give you tender juicy meat.
Add in fresh broccoli florets and cook another 2-3 minutes until broccoli is tender. Serve hot, over rice.
Top with toasted sesame seeds.
HOW MANY DOES IT FEED: 4
ANY CHANGES MADE: used more cornstarch to make sauce thicker. We used chuck roast instead of round roast. We made the sauce the night before and marinaded the meat in some sauce. Started cooking meat on high then we let simmer for about 30 minutes. This made the meat really tender and juicy.
ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT TIME: None – maybe serve it over noodles instead. 😉
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