Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

Hello, food lovers! Today, you’re taking another trip into my Asian cooking with my Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry. It combines tender beef and fresh broccoli. Balanced and flavorful, this stir fry is a speedy and delicious dinner choice for your family weeknight. Now I start trying a stir fry meal every weekend especially on Sunday as the family gets around at launch and this is the perfect time for me to make this stir fry meal, and this weekend I tried the Spicy Beef and Broccoli stir fry, and is really really fantastic and spicy and delicious, so let’s start this recipe.

Who Will Love the Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry?

This Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry is great for families’ lovely lunches and dinners for its taste. It’s perfect if you like the tastes found in Asian cooking. this recipe is easy to follow and simple to make.

Recipe for the Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound (450g) flank steak, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1-2 teaspoons red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • 2 green onions, sliced for garnish
  • Sesame seeds for garnish
  • Cooked rice or noodles for serving

Directions:

  1. Marinate the Beef: Start by marinating the thinly sliced flank steak. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, and red pepper flakes. Add the beef slices and marinate for at least 20-30 minutes to allow the flavors to infuse.
  2. Prepare the Sauce: Mix together oyster sauce and a splash of water in a small bowl. Set aside for later use.
  3. Stir-Fry the Beef: Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and grated ginger, and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant. Add the marinated beef slices and stir-fry until they’re browned and cooked to your liking. Remove the beef from the skillet and set aside.
  4. Cook the Broccoli: In the same skillet, add a bit more oil if needed, and stir-fry the broccoli florets until they’re tender yet still crisp, for about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Combine and Add Sauce: Return the cooked beef to the skillet with the broccoli. Pour the prepared oyster sauce mixture over the beef and broccoli. Toss everything together to ensure the beef and broccoli are evenly coated with the sauce.
  6. Garnish and Serve: Sprinkle sliced green onions and sesame seeds over the stir fry for an extra burst of flavor and visual appeal. Serve the Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry over cooked rice or noodles.

Kitchen Equipment Needed

  • Wok or large skillet
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Mixing bowls
  • Cooking spoon or spatula

Tips

Use chicken, shrimp, or tofu instead of beef to match what you like to eat. Use bell peppers, snap peas, or mushrooms for a mix of colors and flavors in your stir-fry. Change the amount of red pepper flakes for more or less heat. Use less for a mild taste, or more for a spicier dish.

FAQ

Can I make this stir fry ahead of time?

Sure! You can marinate the beef and make the sauce ahead of time. When you’re ready to cook, just stir-fry the marinated beef and broccoli, mix in the sauce, and serve.

What is the best type of rice or noodles to serve with this dish?

If you like rice, Jasmine rice or long-grain rice pairs perfectly with this stir fry. If you prefer noodles, choose thin rice noodles or classic lo mein noodles.

How to Store

For leftovers, store them in a sealed container in the fridge for 3-4 days.

Conclusion

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Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

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Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Recipe by MamaCourse: DinnerCuisine: AsianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

350

kcal
Total time

45

minutes

A fast and simple Asian stir fry with tender beef, fresh broccoli, and a spicy twist.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (450g) flank steak, thinly sliced

  • 3 cups broccoli florets

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated

  • 1-2 teaspoons red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)

  • 2 green onions, sliced for garnish

  • Sesame seeds for garnish

  • Cooked rice or noodles for serving

Directions

  • Start by marinating the thinly sliced flank steak. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, and red pepper flakes. Add the beef slices and marinate for at least 20-30 minutes to allow the flavors to infuse.
  • Mix together oyster sauce and a splash of water in a small bowl. Set aside for later use.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and grated ginger, and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant. Add the marinated beef slices and stir-fry until they're browned and cooked to your liking. Remove the beef from the skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add a bit more oil if needed, and stir-fry the broccoli florets until they're tender yet still crisp, for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Return the cooked beef to the skillet with the broccoli. Pour the prepared oyster sauce mixture over the beef and broccoli. Toss everything together to ensure the beef and broccoli are evenly coated with the sauce.
  • Sprinkle sliced green onions and sesame seeds over the stir fry for an extra burst of flavor and visual appeal. Serve the Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry over cooked rice or noodles.

Notes

  • You can use chicken, shrimp, or tofu instead of beef to match what you like to eat.
  • Use bell peppers, snap peas, or mushrooms for a mix of colors and flavors in your stir-fry.
  • Change the amount of red pepper flakes for more or less heat. Use less for a mild taste, or more for a spicier dish.

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