Main Dish

Beef and Broccoli

Beef and broccoli just as good as at your local Chinese place. This recipe is based on a recipe I found at I simplified it and adapted it to my families tastes.


  • 1 1/2 pounds of flank steak sliced thin. (If your grocery store has presliced stir-fry meat that will work as well.)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 broccoli crowns cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp cornstarch


  1. Season steak with salt, pepper and ginger. Brown meat in large skillet. 2-3 minutes on each side depending on thickness of meat. Add garlic after first flip. 
  2. Steam Broccoli
  3. In a small bowl mix hoisin sauce, beef broth, sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce and cornstarch.
  4. Add mix to meat and heat on low until sauce starts to thicken.
  5. Mix in steamed broccoli.
  6. Serve with rice.

Fortune Cookie Says – You will soon eat your beef and broccoli better than everyone else –  Lucky numbers: 64 because 64 is the only lucky number you need.

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