Stir-fried ginger beef with broccoli

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

3 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 6 minutes
Stir-fried ginger beef with broccoli

Yvonne Duivenvoorden

You can easily adjust the ingredients in this one-dish favourite – add more ginger for extra kick, or replace beef with chicken. Enjoy!


Ingredients

  • 300 to 375 g strip loin steak
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 2 portobello mushrooms
  • 2 yellow bell peppers
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sherry
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp grated fresh ginger , or 1 tsp bottled ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced, or 1 tsp bottled garlic
  • 1 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro , mint or basil, optional

Instructions

  • Discard any excess fat from steak, and cut meat into thin bite-sized strips. Slice broccoli florets from stalks. Cut florets into pieces; peel stalks, then slice into thin rounds. Cut and discard stem from each mushroom, and thickly slice caps. Slice peppers into thin strips. In a small bowl, stir soy with sherry, brown sugar, cornstarch, ginger, garlic and sesame oil until cornstarch is dissolved.
  • Coat a large frying pan or wok with vegetable oil and set over medium-high heat. Add steak and stir-fry until it changes colour, 2 to 3 min. Add vegetables. Stir the sauce and pour in. Stir-fry until vegetables are tender crisp, 4 to 5 min. Mix in cilantro. Serve over noodles or rice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 269,
  • Protein
  • 26 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25 g,
  • Fat
  • 6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
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