Chinese Recipe of Beef With Broccoli
Beef With Broccoli is a classic when it comes to chinese cooking. It makes a perfect plate for almost all occasions. Ingredients: 3/4 lb (375 g) lean beef, sliced thinly into bite-sized pieces Marinade for Beef: 1 egg 1/3 tsp (1.5 mL) salt 1 Tbsp (15 mL) cooking wine 1 Tbsp (15 mL) cornstarch (corn flour) 2 Tbsp water 1 1/2 Tbsp (20 mL) oil 1 1/2 lb (750 g) broccoli, flowerets removed, slice on the diagonal into thin slices 1 cup (250 mL) cooking oil 2 1/2 Tbsp (30 mL) oyster sauce 2 Tbsp (25 mL) light soy sauce 3/4 Tbsp (10 mL) dark soy sauce 1 Tbsp (15 mL) sugar a few drops of sesame oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 cup (125 mL) chicken broth 2 Tbsp cornstarch (if desired) Directions: Slice beef and mix together marinade ingredients. Add marinade to beef and marinate for thirty minutes. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil to beef, mix in thoroughly, and marinate beef for another thirty minutes.
While beef is marinating, prepare the vegetables. Heat wok and add 1 cup of oil. When oil is ready, add beef and stir-fry until it is nearly cooked. Remove beef and set aside on a plate. Drain the wok and wipe clean with a paper towel.
Add 1/2 cup water to wok. Bring the water to a boil and add the broccoli. Cover and cook until broccoli is cooked through. Drain the wok. Heat wok and add oil (about 2 tablespoons). Add the garlic and stir-fry for about 1 minute. Add vegetables and beef and mix together. Make a well in the middle of the wok and add the sauce ingredients. Add cornstarch, stirring to thicken. Mix sauce together with other ingredients.
Serve hot. Serves 3 to 4.
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