Recipes - Just-Like-Takeout Beef and Broccoli

Just-Like-Takeout Beef and Broccoli

Just-Like-Takeout Beef and Broccoli (Progressive Farmer image by Rachel Johnson)


Enjoy a quick and easy version of the classic Chinese dish.



1 cup low-sodium soy sauce, divided

2 tablespoons lime juice

3 tablespoons brown sugar, divided

2 tablespoons cornstarch, divided

1 pound sirloin steak, sliced thinly against the grain

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1/2 cup chicken stock

2 cups broccoli florets

Sesame seeds for garnish

1. To prepare marinade: In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup soy sauce, lime juice, 1 tablespoon brown sugar and 1 tablespoon cornstarch; whisk well. Add steak; toss to coat. Marinate at least 20 minutes or up to 1 hour.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

3. Drain marinade from steak; cook steak in a single layer, being careful not to overlap. Place steak on a plate; set aside.

4. Add garlic to pan; cook until fragrant (about 30 seconds); add remaining soy sauce, brown sugar and cornstarch. Add chicken stock; bring mixture to a simmer until thickened.

5. Add broccoli; cover and steam until tender (about 5 minutes).

6. Add beef back to skillet; toss to coat.

7. Garnish with sesame seeds; serve with rice.