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beef and brocolli stir-fry

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Taylor
Maumee, OH

I have made this for company many times over the years.... and they have loved it....

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For beef and brocolli stir-fry

  • 1 lb
    beef sirloin steak, boneless
  • 2 bunch
  • 1 lg
  • 1 pt
    fresh mushrooms
  • 1 can
    water chestnuts
  • 1 tsp
    chinese five spice powder
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    beef boullion or instant beef broth
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 2 clove
  • cooked rice, chowmien noodles, or cooked lomien noodles, or cooked spaghetti

How To Make beef and brocolli stir-fry

  • 1
    Trim fat from beef and slice into 2 inch strips
  • 2
    Coat beef with 1 tablespoon of Soy sauce and let set 30 minutes while prepping vegetables
  • 3
    Peel onion and cut in thin wedges.
  • 4
    Trim bottom 3 inches or so of solid stem off of broccoli. Cut apart broccoli head into 2 inch strips.
  • 5
    Wash and slice mushrooms.
  • 6
    Heat peanut oil in Wok or heavy skillet, add chopped garlic, and Chinese 5 spice.
  • 7
    Add beef and stir-fry.
  • 8
    When beef is done move to edges of pan and add vegetables, onion, mushrooms, and broccoli and stir fry until tender.
  • 9
    Place cornstarch in a 2 cup measuring cup, add 2 cups COLD water, stir well until cornstarch is dissolved, add to this beef bullion,and remaining soy sauce.
  • 10
    Slowly add liquid mixture to vegetables and meat. Bring to a simmer and cook stirring gently until sauce forms and thickens.
  • 11
    Serve over rice, chow-mien noodles, or soft lo-mien noodles.

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