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How to Make Chinese Beef and Broccoli


Ingredients Needed:

1/2 cup oyster sauce

1 tablespoon Asian (toasted) sesame oil

1/2 cup sherry or white wine

3 tablespoons light soy sauce

1-1/2 teaspoons palm sugar

1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch

1-1/4 pounds beef round steak, cut into 1/8-inch thick strips

1/4 cup and 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, plus more if needed

1-1/2 thin slice of fresh ginger root (optional)

1-1/2 shallots, sliced

1-1/2 pounds broccoli, cut into florets


Combine  the soy sauce, oyster sauce, sherry, and sesame oil in a bowl.

combine ingredients

Put in the meat and thoroughly mix with ingredients in the bowl. Let sit for 10-15 minutes.

add in beef

Put the broccoli in a casserole bowl, add a tablespoon of water, cover, then microwave for 6 minutes. You can also steam the broccoli over a stove.

steam broccolimicrowave for 6 minutes

Slice the shallots, and grate the palm sugar. You can also use white sugar.

sliced shallots

palm sugar

Add oil to the wok, heat, and check for readiness by dipping in a wooden spoon. The oil is ready when you see bubbles on the spoon. Stir fry shallots for 2 minutes on medium heat.

stir fry shallots

Add the beef and stir fry until the pink is gone. Add the sugar.


Add the broccoli to the wok and stir fry for another 3 minutes.


Pour the beef and broccoli into a serving bowl.

Chinese beef and broccoli

Serve and enjoy your Chinese beef and broccoli with white jasmine rice or brown rice.





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