Beef & Broccoli

by hintofhelen
Beef Broccoli Recipe

Beef & Broccoli is a classic Chinese takeaway dish which is easy to cook at home.

It is made with simple ingredients you’ll likely have in the kitchen and makes for a delicious and nutritious dinner which is also perfect for packed lunches the following day!

What does Beef & Broccoli Taste Like?

The soy, oyster sauce and garlic of the sauce makes a deep, rich flavor which is perfectly contrast by the light and crunchy broccoli. It isn’t a spicy dish, it is nicely balanced and Chinese inspired in flavour.

You need to use a quick frying type of beef for this recipe – sirloin, rump or tenderloin.

Yield: Serves 3

Beef & Broccoli Recipe

Beef Broccoli Recipe

Chinese Inspired Beef & Broccoli recipe made easy at home. 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


Beef Marinade

  • 400g Lean Steak for frying (sirloin, rump or tenderloin)
  • 4 Garlic Cloves (Crushed)
  • 20g Ginger (Grated)
  • 3 Tbsp Soy Sauce (Plus 4 Tbsp for cooking)
  • 4 Tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 Tsp Chinese Five Spice


  • 2 Tbsp Oil (Sesame, Groundnut or Vegetable)
  • 1 Broccoli
  • 2 Tsp Cornflour
  • 100ml Beef Stock


  1. Cut the steak into even, thin strips and mix together in a bowl with all the marinade ingredients. Cover and put in the fridge to marinate for a minimum of 2 hours.
  2. Chop the broccoli into even, small pieces.
  3. Mix together the beef stock with cornflour and set aside. 
  4. Once the steak has marinated, remove it from the fridge.
  5. Add oil to a wok and turn to high heat, fry the broccoli for 1 minute.
  6. Pour the steak (with its marinate) into the wok and stir fry for 1 minute, then add the stock and remaining 4 tbsp soy sauce.
  7. Mix and cook for a further few minutes until the sauce is thick and coating the broccoli and steak - remove from the heat and serve.


Nutritional values calculated using VeryWellFit for 3 servings.

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Nutrition Information



Amount Per Serving Calories 383Total Fat 17.5gSaturated Fat 4.3gCholesterol 77mgCarbohydrates 11.1gFiber 2gSugar 1.1gProtein 44g

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Hannah 21st September 2018 - 6:55 am

I cooked this for my fiancé this evening and it was delicious, easy to follow and packs some great flavour! Thanks Helen

Rumiel Daymiel 2nd July 2019 - 1:59 am

Great recipe, love it. Thanks for posting.


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