Easy Beef and Broccoli Recipe

Easy Beef and Broccoli
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes
  • Total time: 25 Minutes
  • Serves: 4


  • 500 g (1.1 lb) beef steak, sliced into thin strips
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • ⅓ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup beef stock
  • 4 cups broccoli florets

To Thicken

  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp water


  1. In a skillet pan over medium-high heat, quickly brown the meat. Once browned, put to the side.
  2. In the same pan, add the sesame oil, onion, garlic, ginger, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the soy sauce, brown sugar, beef stock, and stir until combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the cornstarch and water until it becomes like a paste.
  5. Stir the cornstarch paste into the sauce until well combined.
  6. Add the broccoli florets and return the beef to the pan. Cook until the broccoli is heated.
  7. Serve & Enjoy.

Recipe Tips

  • You can use fresh or frozen broccoli; however, if you use frozen, make sure you defrost it first. Otherwise, it will add too much liquid and take forever to cook.
  • It is easy to overcook the broccoli. If it goes mushy and a dark color, then the broccoli has been overcooked.
  • You can use regular soy, but it may make the sauce a bit too salty. You can always try reducing the amount of normal soy to half and replacing the rest with beef stock or water.
  • This dish is super quick to get prepared and cooking. However, if you want to get it ready early, you can do this beef and broccoli dish in the slow cooker.

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