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Beef and Broccoli

Easy Beef and Broccoli - An Asian inspired dish that comes together in under 20 minutes! Made with tender strips of beef and fresh broccoli florets, finished with a delicious sweet and savory soy sauce glaze. It’s an easy recipe that will make you forget all about takeout!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
Calories: 342kcal


  • 3 tablespoon cornstarch divided
  • 1 pound flank steak or sirloin steak, cut into thin 1-inch strips
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce low sodium
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar packed
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoon fresh ginger minced
  • sesame seeds for garnish
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups broccoli cut into small florets
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 2 teaspoon Sriracha optional


  • Whisk together 2 tbsp of the cornstarch with 3 tbsp of water in a large bowl. To it add the sliced beef and toss it well to combine, making sure each piece of beef is covered in the cornstarch slurry.
  • In another bowl whisk together the remaining 1 tbsp of cornstarch with soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger and sriracha sauce.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of the olive oil in a large skillet or wok. Add the beef and cook until it's almost cooked through, stirring it constantly, about 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer the beef to a plate using a slotted spoon.
  • Heat the remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil in the same skillet then add the broccoli and onion and cook, stirring occassionaly, for about 4 minutes,
  • Return the beef to the skillet and add the prepared sauce, toss everything together. Cook for another 1 or 2 minutes until the sauce thickens sligtly.
  • Serve over cooked rice or noodles.


  1. Nutritional information does not include rice or noodles.
  2. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 to 4 days.
  3. Reheat in the microwave or back in a skillet or wok until heated through.
  4. To further extend the shelf life of your leftover beef with broccoli, freeze it! Freeze in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags for up to 3 months.


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 1211mg | Potassium: 807mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 567IU | Vitamin C: 86mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 3mg