Beef & Broccoli

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By Susan Din
from Houston, TX

My family has been eating my Beef & Broccoli for close to 30 years! It's easy AND healthy! Now-a-days the ingredients are readily available in the grocery store. Serve over steamed rice.

serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top


  • 1/2-1 Tbsp
    garlic-minced (less if you don't like garlic)
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce, dark
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1 tsp
  • non-stick spray or 2 tsp cooking oil
  • 1 lb
    lean top sirloin -roast or steak sliced across the grain thinly
  • 16 oz
    broccoli florets-cooked for 2 minutes (i use steamable bags)
  • 1/2 sm
    yellow onion cut in half and then thinly sliced
  • 1/3 c
    oyster sauce
  • 3/4 c
    chicken broth(i use fat free, lower sodium)
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make

  • 1
    PREPARE MEAT: Sprinkle meat with cornstarch, stir to mix into the meat. Add the dark soy, sugar and sesame oil, stirring to combine. Set aside and marinate for 15-30 minutes while preparing the dish.
  • 2
    Stir together the oyster sauce, chicken broth and cornstarch. Set aside.
  • 3
    Cook the broccoli for 2 minutes. Allow to cool while proceeding with the recipe.
  • 4
    Heat a non stick skillet over medium heat, spray with non stick spray or use cooking oil. Cook onions until translucent.
  • 5
    Increase heat to medium high. Add meat, cook stirring until most of the pink is gone.
  • 6
    Add the sauce mixture, and bring to a quick boil stirring gently. If "gravy" isn't thick enough, mix a slurry of 1/4c broth and 1 TBSP cornstarch, stir it in and bring back to a boil again.
  • 7
    Add par cooked broccoli and stir gently. continue cooking for 1-2 minutes.
  • 8
    Turn off heat and serve over hot rice.