Beef & Chinese Broccoli is a favorite Chinese dish all over the western world, but in China, everyone prefers Chinese broccoli, known as jie lan (Mandarin) or gai lan (Cantonese). This is no surprise, as many Chinese vegetable dishes are made with leafy green vegetables.
Optavia Beef & Chinese Broccoli Recipe
Tasty, succulent, and easy to cook, beef & Chinese broccoli stir-fry is a classic dish of Cantonese cuisine. This is no surprise, as many Chinese vegetable dishes are made with leafy green vegetables.
- Slice beef and toss with baking soda. Set aside for 30 minutes.
- Rinse beef and pat dry.
- Slice stems of broccoli ¼-inch thin and 2-inches long diagonally; keep separate from leaves. Roughly chop the leaves into bite-sized pieces.
- Heat a wok or nonstick skillet until hot and sear the beef for about 30 seconds on one side until brown. Add garlic, ginger, oyster sauce, soy sauce, and black pepper. Stir together and cook for another 15 seconds; remove from wok or skillet.
- Use the same wok or skillet to stir-fry the broccoli. Heat on high, add broccoli stems and stir-fry until semi-tender. Add leaves, and pour all of the beef including juices back into the wok or skillet. Toss to combine.
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Serving Size 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 330
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 10g16%
- Total Carbohydrate 7g3%
- Protein 54g108%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.