Recipe: Beef and broccoli stir fry (10.21.14)

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Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided

1/2 cup water, divided

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 lb. boneless sirloin steak, cut into thin 3-inch strips

2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

4 cups broccoli florets

1 small onion, cut into wedges

1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon ginger, diced

Cooked rice for serving

In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons cornstarch, ¼ cup water and garlic powder until smooth. Add beef and toss. In a large skillet or wok over medium high heat, stir-fry beef in 1 tablespoon oil until beef reaches desired doneness; remove and keep warm.

Stir-fry broccoli and onion in remaining oil for 4-5 minutes. Return beef to pan. Combine soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger and remaining cornstarch and water until smooth; add to the pan. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Serve over rice.

Sponsor: UT Beef Council