It is delicious dish of Chinese origin and a staple in all restaurants that serve Chinese food. Pair it with Yang Chow fried rice and you are all set.
1/2 kilo of beef, sliced into thin strips
2-3 heads of broccoli
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 knob of ginger, sliced julienne style
1 tablespoon scallions, sliced
2-3 cloves garlic pressed
3/4 cup water
Salt and pepper
Slice the beef into thin strips. Place it in a bowl and add the cornstarch and 1 tablespoon soy sauce. Reserve 1 tablespoon of cornstarch.
Rinse the broccoli under running water. After, trim it break it into florets. If you want to use the stem, cut off the edge of the broccoli stem and peel the thick skin. Cut it into strips. If not, you can reserve it for later.
In a small bowl, combine the sesame oil, oyster sauce, cornstarch and water. Mix well.
In a wok or skillet, heat the vegetable oil under medium heat. Saute the garlic, ginger and scallions for 2-3 minutes or until it is light brown. Add the beef and stir-fry it for 10-15 minutes until brown. Mix in the broccoli. Cook for another 10 minutes, stir occasionally. Add the remaining soy sauce and season it with salt and pepper. Pour in the cornstarch mixture. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the sauce becomes thick.
Serve warm with rice.
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