Asian Broccoli with Steak

Options abound. If youʼd prefer the broccoli minus the flank steak, just skip it! This dish is great served with rice.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. flank steak
  • 1½ lbs. broccoli
  • 2 tsp. sherry
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • Place steak in freezer for a few minutes before preparing this recipe to make slicing it easier. Cut almost-frozen meat across grain into thin slices. Set aside. In a small bowl, combine sherry, pepper, soy sauce, salt, sugar, and ½ cup water.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large, heavy skillet or wok. Add broccoli. Cover skillet and shake. Cook for 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Place broccoli on hot platter.
  • Place remaining 2 tablespoons oil in hot skillet. Add sliced meat. Brown quickly on both sides. Pour in soy sauce mixture. Cover and cook 2 minutes.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in remaining ¼ cup water, making sure mixture is smooth. Gradually add to skillet mixture, stirring constantly. Mixture will begin to thicken.
  • Add broccoli back to skillet, stirring to combine all ingredients well. Make sure it is heated through. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. flank steak
  • 1½ lbs. broccoli
  • 2 tsp. sherry
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • Place steak in freezer for a few minutes before preparing this recipe to make slicing it easier. Cut almost-frozen meat across grain into thin slices. Set aside. In a small bowl, combine sherry, pepper, soy sauce, salt, sugar, and ½ cup water.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large, heavy skillet or wok. Add broccoli. Cover skillet and shake. Cook for 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Place broccoli on hot platter.
  • Place remaining 2 tablespoons oil in hot skillet. Add sliced meat. Brown quickly on both sides. Pour in soy sauce mixture. Cover and cook 2 minutes.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in remaining ¼ cup water, making sure mixture is smooth. Gradually add to skillet mixture, stirring constantly. Mixture will begin to thicken.
  • Add broccoli back to skillet, stirring to combine all ingredients well. Make sure it is heated through. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories280
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium540mg
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars3g
Protein17g