Beef and Broccoli

Beef and BroccoliHere’s a quick, easy, healthy alternative to take-out.  The flavors are wonderful, and the leftovers are great, too.  
Beef and Broccoli

Beef and Broccoli
Serves 4
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/3 cup soy sauce
  2. ¼ cup sesame oil
  3. 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  4. 2 tablespoons sugar
  5. 2 teaspoons fresh minced ginger
  6. 2 teaspoons fresh minced garlic
  7. ¼ - ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  8. 1 tablespoon canola oil
  9. 1 pound boneless strip steak
  10. 4 cups broccoli florets
  11. 6 ounces snow peas
  12. 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, sugar, ginger, garlic, and pepper flakes. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, sear steak in canola oil. Cook until welled browned; then turn over, and repeat. Pour half the sauce on top of the steak, and turn to coat both sides. Remove from heat, and allow to rest, in the sauce, for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, fill a large mixing bowl with ice water, and set aside. Fill a medium-size sauce-pan with salted water, and bring to a boil. Add broccoli, and boil uncovered for 3-4 minutes. Drain, and immediately dunk into ice water to stop the cooking process and preserve the color, flavor, and texture.
  4. Boil the snow peas for 1 minute, and dunk them in the ice bath, as well. Drain, broccoli and peas, and pat dry.
  5. Remove steak from skillet, and slice thinly across grain.
  6. Toss veggies in skillet, and drizzle with remaining sauce. Top with sliced steak, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  7. Serve immediately.
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In a small bowl, whisk together : 1/3 cup soy sauce ¼ cup sesame oil 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons fresh minced ginger 2 teaspoons fresh minced garlic ¼ - ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes Set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together :
1/3 cup soy sauce
¼ cup sesame oil
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons fresh minced ginger
2 teaspoons fresh minced garlic
¼ – ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
Set aside.

In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, sear: 1 pound strip steak 1 tablespoon canola oil Cook until welled browned; then turn over so that both sides have a nice crust.

In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, sear:
1 pound strip steak
1 tablespoon canola oil
Cook until welled browned; then turn over so that both sides have a nice crust.

Pour half the sauce on top of the steak, and turn to coat both sides. Remove from heat, and allow to rest, in the sauce, for at least 10 minutes.

Pour half the sauce on top of the steak, and turn to coat both sides. Remove from heat, and allow to rest, in the sauce, for at least 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, fill a large mixing bowl with ice water, and set aside

Meanwhile, fill a large mixing bowl with ice water, and set aside

Fill a medium-size sauce-pan with salted water, and bring to a boil.

Fill a medium-size sauce-pan with salted water, and bring to a boil.

Add broccoli, and boil uncovered for 3-4 minutes. Drain, and immediately dunk into ice water to stop the cooking process and preserve the color, flavor, and texture. Drain

Add broccoli, and boil uncovered for 3-4 minutes. Drain, and immediately dunk into ice water to stop the cooking process and preserve the color, flavor, and texture.
Drain, and pat dry.

Bring another pot (or the same one) of salted water to a boil.

Bring another pot (or the same one) of salted water to a boil.

Boil the snow peas for 1 minute, and dunk them in the ice bath, as well. Drain, broccoli and peas, and pat dry.

Boil the snow peas for 1 minute, and dunk them in the ice bath, as well. Drain peas, and pat dry.

Remove steak from skillet, and slice thinly across grain.

Remove steak from skillet, and slice thinly across grain.

Toss veggies in skillet, and ...

Return skillet to stove, and over medium-high heat, toss veggies with drippings.

... drizzle with remaining sauce. Stir to coat

Drizzle with remaining sauce, and stir to coat

Top with sliced steak, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Top with sliced steak, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Serve with rice, and ...

Serve with rice, and …

... dig in.

… dig in.

Beef and Broccoli