Beef and Broccoli Recipe

“I’ve been having difficulty lately cooking Chinese food that tastes authentic but this recipe tasted like the real thing. The sauce was thick and sweet and delicious. I tossed it on top of some homemade fried rice and it became a feast I will continue to cook and perfect in the future!”



  • 3tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 12cup water, plus
  • 2tablespoons water, divided
  • 12teaspoon garlich powder
  • 1lb boneless round steak or 1 lb charcoal chuck steak, cut into thin 3-inch strips
  • 2tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 4cups broccoli florets
  • 1small onion, cut into wedges
  • 13cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1teaspoon ground ginger
  • hot cooked rice


  1. Combine 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons water and garlic powder in a bowl and whisk until smooth. Add beef and toss.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, add 1 tablespoon oil over medium high heat then stir-fry beef until reaches desired doneness; remove and keep warm.
  3. Add the remaining oil, stir-fry broccoli and onion in for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Lay beef back into pan.
  5. In a medium bowl, stir together soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger and remaining cornstarch and water until smooth; add to the pan. Cook and stir constantly for 2 minutes.
  6. Serve over rice.

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