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Beef and broccoli stir-fry

3
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This classic Chinese recipe can be made in less time than it takes to order take-out. Serve with rice, noodles or large lettuce leaves for lettuce wraps.

Ingredients

cornflour

2 tbs

lean beef sirloin steak

400 g, (Buy 500g) fat trimmed, thinly sliced

canola oil

2 tsp

chicken stock cube

½ individual, add 1 cup (250ml) boiling water

broccoli

400 g, cut into florets

fresh ginger

3 tsp, finely grated

crushed garlic

2 tsp

dried chilli flakes

¼ tsp

reduced salt soy sauce

2 tbs

Instructions

  1. On a plate, combine 1½ tablespoons cornflour and season with salt. Add beef and toss to coat.
  2. Heat oil in a large non-stick wok or large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add beef and stir-fry for 4 minutes or until lightly browned and cooked through. Transfer to a bowl with a slotted spoon
  3. Add ½ cup stock to same pan. Stir to loosen any bits of food on base of pan. Add broccoli. Cover and stir-fry for 3 minutes, sprinkling with a tablespoon water if needed, until broccoli is almost tender crisp. Uncover pan and add ginger, garlic and chilli and stir-fry for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  4. In a cup, stir together ¼ cup (60ml) water, soy sauce, remaining stock and remaining cornflour until blended. Stir into pan. Reduce heat to medium-low and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 1 minute or until slightly thickened.
  5. Return beef and accumulated juices to pan and toss to coat. Serve.

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