Friday, March 25, 2011

Beef and broccoli recipe

Above is a picture I took of the beef and broccoli (recipe by Emeril Lagasse) I made. I have used this recipe many times, and each time it came out perfectly. And I just wanted to share it.

Ingredients:
4 tablespoons Oyster Sauce
4 teaspoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
3 teaspoons orange blossom honey
1 teaspoon sesame oil
4 tablespoons peanut oil, divided
2 pounds beef flank steak, thinly sliced across the grain*
4 tablespoons cornstarch
1 large onion, sliced
2 tablespoons minced garlic
4 teaspoons grated ginger
2 large heads broccoli, cut into florets and blanched
¼ cup cilantro leaves
1 ½ teaspoons red pepper flakes
Steamed brown rice, for serving
Method:

Combine the oyster sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, honey and sesame oil. Mix well and set aside until ready to use.

Preheat a wok or a large skillet. Once it has reached a medium heat, add the peanut oil.

Dredge the beef in the cornstarch, lightly shake off any excess cornstarch and add the
beef to the pan. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add the onion, garlic, ginger, broccoli and cilantro to the pan and shake frequently.
Add the sauce and stir to evenly coat the beef and broccoli. Cook until the sauce thickens
and broccoli is cooked through, about 5 minutes. Serve immediately with steamed brown
rice.

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