5 Spice Beef and Broccoli

5 Spice Beef And Broccoli Recipe

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Jessica Hannan


I think this is my best ever beef and broccoli...my husband hates fennel/anise and loved this! There were no left overs and the kids even ate the broccoli with just a little fussing.

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10 Min
15 Min


1 lb
thin round steaks, cut into 1/2 inch strips
1/4 c
1/2 c
cooking sherry
1/2 c
soy sauce
1 tsp
chinese five spice powder
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
stalk celery, thinly sliced
3 clove
garlic, minced
green onions, slice diagonally into 1/4 inch pieces
4 c
fresh broccoli florets


1Preheat oil in wok or large skillet over medium high heat.
Meanwhile, mix sherry, soy sauce, chinese five spice powder, pepper and sugar in a measuring cup. Once sugar is dissolved, set aside 2/3 cup of the mixture. Stir the cornstarch into the remaining 1/3 cup of mixture and stir until all lumps are removed.
2Stir fry the beef until done.
Once done, add the onions, garlic, celery and broccoli and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
3Pour in the 2/3 cup reserved sherry-soy mixture, bring to a boil, and cover. Steam for 5 minutes, stirring once or twice.
4Remove the lid, stir the sherry-soy-cornstarch mixture and add to the wok. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, and boil until the sauce has thickened. it should be thick, deep brown and glossy.
5Remove from heat and serve over jasmine rice.

About 5 Spice Beef and Broccoli

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #fast, #broccoli, #chinese