Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Serving: 6 people

Strips of beef and crunchy broccoli combine for a quick and flavorful beef and broccoli stir-fry.


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 pounds top sirloin, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium heads broccoli
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh gingerroot


  1. Mix together soy sauce, lemon juice, dark brown sugar, cornstarch, garlic and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Warm 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Combine beef and stir-fry until almost cooked through (approximately 2 minutes). Move beef to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  3. Warm remain tablespoon of vegetable oil and combine onion and stir-fry in a skillet. Cut broccoli into florets and add to skillet with 1/2 cup water. Boil, cover, and reduce heat to a simmer for 3 minutes
  4. Add beef back into skillet with soy sauce mixture and add the ginger. Boil and cook while stirring constantly until the sauce thickens (about 2 minutes). Serve hot


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