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Beef and Broccoli

Classic Beef and Broccoli made with flank steak and broccoli in a thick sweet and salty Chinese sauce. This homemade version is much better than takeout. Make this dish for a quick dinner that's packed full of flavor.
Course main
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Keyword Asian food, Beef, Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 411
Author Jessica @ swankyrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 lbs flank steak
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce (may use low-sodium)
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sriracha, to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 4 green onions stalks, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups rice, optional to serve

Instructions

  • In a large pot set over medium heat, combine broccoli with water. Place lid on top and steam for 7-10 minutes or until soft.
  • Meanwhile, cut flank steak into strips, cutting against the grain. Then cut strips into pieces; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, beef broth, rice vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, garlic and chili oil. Whisk to combine.
  • Remove broccoli once tender. Add steak strips to pot and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in sauce. Mix 1 tablespoon cold water and 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch; add to pot. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir in broccoli and sriracha. Top with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
  • Serve with rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 835mg | Potassium: 1154mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 945IU | Vitamin C: 124.8mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 4.7mg