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Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

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This recipe for Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry, by , is from Mary and John's Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Hare
Added: Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 T soy sauce
3 T apple juice
1 T cider vinegar
1 T sugar
3 garlic cloves, minced
Ground pepper
1 1/4 pounds flank steak, cut diagonally across the grain into 1/2-inch-by-3-inch strips
1 T 1 teaspoon canola oil
1 T cornstarch
1 head broccoli, stems trimmed, peeled, and cut into 1/4-inch rounds, florets separated into bite-size pieces
Coarse salt
Chinese noodles

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large, shallow bowl, mix soy sauce, apple juice, vinegar, sugar, garlic, and 1/4 tsp pepper. Add meat; toss to coat. Let marinate 15 minutes. Transfer meat to a plate; reserve marinade.

2. Heat 1 T oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over high heat. In two batches, cook meat until lightly browned, turning once, about 2 minutes per batch. Remove meat. Add 1/2 cup water to pan; stir up browned bits with a wooden spoon. Pour into marinade; whisk in cornstarch.

3. In same skillet, fry broccoli in remaining teaspoon oil over high heat until bright green and crisp, tossing often, 2 minutes. Add 1 cup water; cook until broccoli is tender, 6 to 8 minutes.

4. Stir marinade, add to pan, and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring, until thickened, 30 seconds. Return meat to pan; toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Per serving: 319 calories; 15.3 grams fat; 32.1 grams protein; 14.3 grams carbohydrates; 3.5 grams fiber.

Note: To make it easier to slice the steak very thinly, place it in the freezer for 20 to 30 minutes, wrapped well in plastic.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
35 minutes

 

 

 

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