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Chinese Beef and Broccoli Recipe

chinese beef and broccoli recipe

How to Make Beef and Broccoli


Beef and broccoli go together in Chinese cooking like peanut butter and jelly in western cuisine. The following easy Beef and Broccoli recipe is a classic stir fry dish and is well-suited for beginner cooks new to Chinese cooking because of its simplicity. If you are concerned about weight loss or high cholesterol, remember to use no more than 4 ounces of LEAN beef, and to trim off the fat.

Beef with Broccoli Recipe



  • 4 ounces lean beef meat, thinly sliced against the grain
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry/dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt to taste


Combine the beef with the wine and 1 tablespoon soy sauce, and let marinate for 20 minutes. Heat up a wok with 1 tablespoon oil. Add the garlic and stir-fry for 15 seconds, then add the beef and stir-fry for 1 minute or until the redness is gone, then transfer it to a dish. Add the remaining oil to the wok and heat it up. Add the broccoli and stir-fry until it becomes slightly soft, then return the beef to the wok. Add 1 tablespoon soy sauce, and continue to stir-fry until the beef and broccoli are cooked through, add salt to taste, and serve with rice.

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