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DharMag September 2016 Broccoli and ginger beef stir fry: how to make the perfect recipe

Broccoli and ginger beef stir fry recipe, Chinese food, best Chinese recipes Broccoli and ginger beef stir fry is a classic recipe of Chinese cuisine, one of the easiest to make, but you won’t forget its special flavor anytime soon.

The recipe is simple and fast, and if you don’t have much time to devote to the kitchen, now you know what to prepare for a tasty dinner.

First of all, you have to marinate the meat, which is then cut into strips and sautéed in a wok.

A dash of soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, sugar and ginger are perfect to soften the beef and make it even more delicious.

To dispel any possible misunderstanding, we can say that is an oriental recipe, not only Chinese, because we can find this dish even in Japanese and Korean cuisine.

The peculiarity of the Chinese recipe is the presence of oyster sauce, which adds an incredible, tangy touch, very delicate.

That’s all, are you ready to cook great food?

Ingredients for making broccoli and ginger beef stir fry

6 servings

  • 550 grams of beef
  • 500 grams of broccoli
  • 5 cm of fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • the tip of a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 3 cloves of garlic

How to make broccoli and ginger beef stir fry

We start as always by all the possible beef cuts, you do not need serve prime cuts such as fillet. Indeed, thanks to the marinating we will be able to soften also the toughest cuts: tri-tip, sirloin, flat iron steak and flank steak.

Cut the meat into strips and place in a bowl, cover with soy sauce, add garlic and the chopped ginger, sugar, sesame oil, vinegar, sesame seeds, stir and refrigerate for 1 hour.

If you’re in a hurry skip the marinating processes.

Meanwhile, wash broccoli and boil for 10 minutes in boiling water, then cut into small pieces.

Put 5 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 clove, heat oil in a wok, throw in the broccoli, then drain well the beef strips and cook for a few minutes on high heat, adding a splash of mirin or vinegar.

After 3 minutes, season with the marinade of soy sauce and cook for 2 minutes more and your beef is ready to be served.

Chinese cuisine, beef with soy sauce, broccoli and garlic and sesame As you’ve seen the recipe is super-fast and nothing special, you can make this delicious dish within 20 minutes, just plan ahead the marinade.

If you want to serve a complete meal add a bowl steamed rice and you’ll be fine.

What wine matches well to beef sautéed with broccoli, ginger and soy sauce?

We choose a bold, spicy, but not too savory red wine: roundness is the watchword. Teroldego from Redondel winery is the perfect wine.

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