Ultimate Chinese Beef And Broccoli Recipe That Is Irresistible

chinese beef and broccoli recipe

Are you a Chinese food lover and looking for a Chinese non-veg family meal? If yes, this ultimate Chinese beef and broccoli recipe is for you. Chinese beef and broccoli is a dish full of vegetables which makes it a healthier but tasty meal to include in your menu and it provides 405 calories only. The Chinese beef and broccoli recipe takes only 20 minutes to be ready out of which 15 minutes is preparation time. Keep on reading if you want to prepare this super quick meal this weekend or on a holiday.

Ingredients For Chinese Beef And Broccoli Recipe

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1/4th of cup water

1tsp of powdered sugar

2 tbsp of cornstarch or cornflour

1 tablespoon of dark soya sauce

1 ½ tablespoon of light soya sauce

1 tablespoon of Shaoxing wine also known as Chinese cooking wine

⅛ tablespoon of Chinese five Spice powder

1 tablespoon of sesame oil (optional)

⅛ tablespoon of black pepper powder

Stir fry and serving

2 tbsp of oil

12 oz / 360g beef fillet and flank, or rump

1 garlic clove but finely chopped

1 tsp of finely chopped fresh ginger

4 to 5 cups of fresh broccoli florets (1 head) and cooked

1 cup of water

1 tablespoon of sesame oil (optional)

Directions for Chinese Beef And Broccoli Recipe

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Follow these steps of the Chinese beef and broccoli recipe to prepare this ultimate non-veg dish.

Place the cornflour and water in a bowl to give it a good mix.

Now, add all the Chinese beef sauce ingredients mentioned above.

Slice the meat around 1/4″ / 0.5cm thick slices.

Next, Place the meat and a couple of tbsp of the Sauce into a large bowl and put aside.

Heat oil during a skillet at high flame.

Add Chinese beef and open up, leave it for around one minute until it turns brown.

Now, Stir the beef for 10 seconds, then gradually add garlic and ginger.

Stir the mixture for an additional 30 seconds or until the Chinese beef is not any longer dark pink.

Pour the prepared sauce and water into the skillet and give it a quick but good mix.

Once the beef sauce starts bubbling, you can add broccoli or your favorite veggies.

Finally, Stir properly to coat the broccoli and veggies in the sauce and let it simmer for at least 1 minute or until you get a thick sauce paste.

Now, remove your mouth-watering dish from heat immediately and serve it over rice.

You can also design your dish using some sesame seeds if you wish.

Remember that the cooking time may vary as per your flame. Some stoves do not support high heat, so change the timings accordingly. Moreover, the list of ingredients is as per 4 servings only.


Give a try to this Chinese beef and broccoli recipe with your variations. And if you loved it, that you will, then do not forget to share it with your loved ones.

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