Beef and Broccoli is an easy, 1-pan, 30-minute meal that is loaded with fresh broccoli, tender nutrition-packed beef, and the best stir fry sauce. Thank you to Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. on behalf of the Beef Checkoff for sponsoring this recipe which is perfect for the busy back to school season.

Stir fry recipes like our Beef Stir Fry and Fried Rice have become reader favorites because they are fast and healthier than going out. This Beef and Broccoli Recipe definitely satisfies the craving for takeout. Watch the video recipe below and see how easy it is!

Beef and broccoli recipe in fry pan garnished with sesame seeds

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Beef and Broccoli Recipe:

Beef is delicious and protein-packed to give you the sustained strength you need to get through the back to school season. We also made sure to add plenty of broccoli for a balanced meal. Beef is so versatile for stir fry. You can add your favorite vegetables to this recipe like snap peas, bell peppers, carrots, and even mushrooms.

Close up of beef and broccoli recipe with the best stir fry sauce

What is the Best Cut of BEEF for Stir Fry?

The best beef cuts for stir fry are tender and lean. We love Flank Steak which is lean and easy to chew when thinly sliced against the grain. More great beef cuts for stir fry include:

Ingredients for broccoli beef with the best cut of beef for stir fry

How to Make Beef and Broccoli:

This recipe moves fast and comes together in 1 skillet, so you want to have all of your ingredients prepped and ready to go before you fire up the stove. It is just 6 steps in one skillet!

  1. Slice beef strips
  2. Make stir fry sauce
  3. Cook broccoli and remove from pan.
  4. Cook beef
  5. Add stir fry sauce
  6. Return broccoli to the pan

Step by step photos how to make broccoli beef

The Best Beef and Broccoli Sauce:

Many stir fry recipes have gone wrong with a poorly made sauce. We tested this recipe over and over until we arrived at the perfect balance of sweet and savory. For the best stir fry sauce:

  • Use low sodium soy sauce (or Gluten Free Tamari)
  • Use the right amount of fresh ginger – it has strong flavor so don’t overdo it.
  • Do not skip the sesame oil as it gives authentic flavor
  • Simmer sauce at least 3 minutes to mellow out garlic and ginger
  • For a thinner sauce, add 2 Tbsp water at the end

How to make sauce for beef and broccoli

How to Ensure Tender Beef?

The right cut (see list above) can make all the difference in a stir fry. Here are our best tips to achieve tender beef:

  • Freeze steak 30 minutes for easier slicing
  • Use a sharp knife to cut super thin slices against the grain
  • Add steak to a HOT skillet to sear and seal in juices
  • Don’t overcrowd the pan or it cools quickly and will steam cook

Tender beef with broccoli in homemade stir fry sauce.

Can I Make Beef and Broccoli Ahead?

This saucy beef and broccoli recipe reheats really well so it’s perfect for weekly meal prep and to-go lunches for school and work. The protein and nutrients found in beef give you and your family the strength and energy you need to get through the busy school season.

For meal prep: add cooled rice to a heat-safe container and top with the Beef Broccoli Stir Fry, then cover and refrigerate until ready to heat and serve (Beef and Broccoli can be refrigerated up to 4 days).

How to Pack a Hot Thermos:

Pack a hot thermos in the morning and it will be warm at lunchtime. A hot thermos can keep food hot for 5 hours before it’s eaten, and this Broccoli Beef is the Best. School. Lunch. Ever!

  1. Heat the thermos first by filling 3/4 full with boiling water (do not overfill), cover with lid and let sit 5 min and drain just before adding food.
  2. Meanwhile, heat food to 165˚F. Place into the heated thermos and close with lid.

Meal prepped broccoli beef served over white rice in to-go box or thermos

More Beef Recipes that Reheat Well:

Any recipe that reheats well can be used for meal prep, school and work lunch. This is a great list to help you get through the back to school season.

Watch Natasha Make Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry:

I hope this Beef Broccoli Stir Fry video recipe becomes a favorite for you. It’s such a treat to enjoy home cooking when you’re on the go. For more great beef lunch ideas, visit Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner.

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Natasha's Kitchen Cookbook

Beef and Broccoli Recipe

4.99 from 1592 votes
Beef and Broccoli is an easy, 1-pan, 30-minute meal that is loaded with fresh broccoli, tender nutrition-packed beef, and the best stir fry sauce. We love this over steamy white rice.
Prep Time: 17 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients 

Servings: 4 people

Beef and Broccoli Ingredients:

  • 1 lb flank steak, very thinly sliced into bite-sized strips
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil , (or vegetable oil), divided
  • 1 lb broccoli, (cut into 6 cups of florets)
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds, optional garnish

Stir Fry Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated (loosely packed)
  • 2 tsp garlic, grated (from 3 cloves)
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 6 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce, (or GF Tamari)
  • 3 Tbsp packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil

Instructions

  • Prep: Start cooking white rice first so it's ready when the stir fry is done. Cover and freeze steak 30 minutes for easier slicing.
  • Combine all stir fry sauce ingredients in a bowl, stir well to dissolve the sugar, and set aside.
  • Place a large skillet over medium heat and add 1 Tbsp oil.  Add broccoli florets and sauté 4-5 minutes, partially covered with lid, stirring or tossing several times until broccoli is bright green and crisp-tender then remove from pan. Tip: If you prefer softer broccoli, add 2 Tbsp water before covering with the lid and it will steam cook the broccoli.
  • Increase heat to high heat and add 1 Tbsp oil. Add beef in a single layer and sauté 2 minutes per side or just until cooked through. Quickly pull out a piece to test for doneness.
  • Add the sauce, reduce heat to medium/low and simmer 3-4 minutes. It will thicken. Add broccoli and stir to combine. Stir in 1-2 Tbsp water to thin the sauce if desired. Serve over white rice.

Nutrition Per Serving

385kcal Calories22g Carbs29g Protein21g Fat4g Saturated Fat68mg Cholesterol902mg Sodium800mg Potassium3g Fiber11g Sugar706IU Vitamin A102mg Vitamin C101mg Calcium3mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Beef and Broccoli Recipe
Amount per Serving
Calories
385
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
21
g
32
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Cholesterol
 
68
mg
23
%
Sodium
 
902
mg
39
%
Potassium
 
800
mg
23
%
Carbohydrates
 
22
g
7
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
11
g
12
%
Protein
 
29
g
58
%
Vitamin A
 
706
IU
14
%
Vitamin C
 
102
mg
124
%
Calcium
 
101
mg
10
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: beef and broccoli
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $$
Calories: 385

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Natasha Kravchuk

Welcome to my kitchen! I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved and tested recipes with YOU. Thanks for stopping by! We are so happy you're here.

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  • John
    February 23, 2024

    This is the best recipe I have ever made. I found it is best to follow it precisely and to make it frequently as practice makes perfect.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 23, 2024

      I’m so glad you’re enjoying the recipe, John! Thank you.

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  • Tracey
    February 22, 2024

    Alright Natasha! I found my new go to beef and broccoli recipe! Thank you, it was delicious. Keep ’em coming.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 22, 2024

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite, Tracey!

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  • Suhana
    February 16, 2024

    Hi can I use regular soy sauce instead of low sodium?? Would it still be the same amount?

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 16, 2024

      Hi Suhana! Low sodium is less “salty” so when we add a little more. You can use regular soy sauce, just start with less and add more to your desired preference.

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  • Lisa
    February 15, 2024

    Very delicious! I did modify with half sugar and added some shitake mushrooms! Officially will be on the rotation

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 15, 2024

      Good to know that it worked, Lisa. Thank you for sharing!

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  • James
    February 12, 2024

    This recipe is absolutely amazing! I followed the recipe as written and it turned out a perfect dinner. The sauce is especially tasty and will now become my stir-fry sauce instead of other recipes or bottled sauces. Thank you!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 12, 2024

      I’m so glad you loved it, James! Thanks for sharing.

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  • Marion
    February 10, 2024

    My husband HATES garlic. Can I substitute for another spice?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 10, 2024

      Hi Marion we personally love it with garlic, you can try to omit it or find a new substitute, I haven’t tested that myself to advise. If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe.

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  • Ryan O
    February 8, 2024

    I love this recipe. My wife made it once and now I am hooked. It tastes like a restaurant dish. We make it with Hokkien stir fry noodles and its a perfect match!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 8, 2024

      I’m so glad you love it, Ryan! Isn’t it the best we can make restaurant quality dishes at home?! Thank you for your wonderful review.

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  • Jackie
    February 6, 2024

    Hi Natasha……would this recipe work with Beef Tenderloin strips? TIA!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 6, 2024

      Hi Jackie! That should be fine. I hope you love the recipe!

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  • Nia
    February 5, 2024

    Made this tonight for the first time and was thrilled to see my picky eater kiddos chowing down with no problem! So quick and easy!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 5, 2024

      I always love it that even picky eaters love my recipe!

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  • Joan Bennett
    February 5, 2024

    I’ve made this recipe a few times and it was a hit! I plan on making it tonight but, I couldn’t find any fresh ginger. Do you think the ginger from a tube would work?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 5, 2024

      Hi Joan, I haven’t tested that specifically, but I think it could work. If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe.

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    • Gina Faricy
      February 9, 2024

      I found crushed (Dorot Gardens) ginger cubes in the frozen section of my grocery store. Each cube is 1 tsp ginger. So quick and easy and, with stirring, it dissolves easily into the the sauce. Saves the peeling and chopping of fresh ginger!

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  • Syeda Fatima
    February 4, 2024

    Hi Natasha! I’ve made this recipe again and again. It’s The One School lunch that everybody agrees on. I can’t make it too often! So easy and absolutely delicious. I got my butcher to cut the beef into strips for me. Super easy!! Thank you so much!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 5, 2024

      That’s great! That’s lovely to hear knowing that this recipe was a huge hit! Thanks a lot for sharing that with us.

      Reply

  • Lauren
    February 1, 2024

    Natasha, I followed your recipe step by step & it was delicious. Thank you!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 1, 2024

      So glad you loved it!

      Reply

  • Edward H Baartman
    January 31, 2024

    I love your recipes and am a big fan. I’ve tried several with great success. Your videos are always entertaining too. So, I’m hesitant to post this but the sugar ruined this dish. I’m not giving up on it though. I will try again without it.

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    • Natasha
      February 1, 2024

      Hi Edward, I’m sorry to hear that – this is one of our most popular recipes. Did you make any other changes in the sauce ingredients? Substitutions or changes in quantities? The sugar isn’t normally too pronounced in the recipe.

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    • Syeda Fatima
      February 4, 2024

      Perhaps you don’t like the sweet and salty taste? I used coconut sugar instead of brown, which is less sweet and added some complex layers to the sauce. I prefer the taste over brown sugar. Do try it

      Reply

  • Iris
    January 30, 2024

    Hi Natasha! I’ve tried this recipe many times and it always turns out so delicious and there are never any leftovers. It’s definitely a favorite in our house. Thank you for such a wonderful fool-proof recipe.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 30, 2024

      You’re very welcome. I’m so glad you love it.

      Reply

  • gail
    January 27, 2024

    I tried this and it was amazing. this recipe is being made again tonight and being served to company.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 27, 2024

      That’s great to hear, Gail!

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  • Melinda M
    January 24, 2024

    I made this tonight. It was perfect. You are making me look really good, Natasha. 😊

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 25, 2024

      Great job! It’s nice to know that you are enjoying my recipes.

      Reply

  • Ronni
    January 24, 2024

    Thank you for this Awesome recipe!
    Super easy, and absolutely delicous. I now make it frequently. The only thing I do differently is I double the garlic. But please note, I do this with All l recipes.
    Thanks again! It’s the best. 😋

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 24, 2024

      Hi Ronni! A little extra garlic can’t hurt! I’m so glad you loved it!

      Reply

  • butternut squash
    January 24, 2024

    hi natasha! I love cooking and whenever I need new recipes I always go to you. keep up the good work!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 24, 2024

      Thank you!!!

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  • Cheri
    January 23, 2024

    Hello Natasha! I’ve made this recipe many times and it’s always delicious. What a great surprise to see the recipe and you in People magazine! Congratulations on that amazing achievement! You deserve all good things that come your way. Your recipes are a staple in our home and your videos always make me smile!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 23, 2024

      Thank you so much for your kind words, Cheri. Lovely to know that this recipe is always a huge success for you!

      Reply

  • Jessica
    January 23, 2024

    If using GF tamari, should it be low sodium or regular? Thank you in advance!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 23, 2024

      Hi Jessica! Both will work fine.

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  • pcw
    January 21, 2024

    Do you use regular sesame oil or toasted?

    Haven’t made it yet (making it tonight) so didn’t add any stars.

    Love your recipes!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 21, 2024

      Hello there, I use regular sesame oil. Be sure to not use toasted sesame oil, which is better for drizzling on top as a finish, not for frying.

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  • Erika M.
    January 21, 2024

    This recipe is perfect! Absolutely delicious and the whole family loves it!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 21, 2024

      That’s wonderful, Erika!

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  • Amanda
    January 18, 2024

    Loved this recipe! The sauce is delicious, and I love how fast it is to prepare.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 19, 2024

      So glad you’re enjoying it, Amanda!

      Reply

  • Helen
    January 16, 2024

    Made the beef and broccoli recipe. Sorry it’s all gone, but it was delicious. Will definitely make again. Family loved it. Thank you so much for sharing.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 16, 2024

      You’re welcome, Helen! I’m so glad it was enjoyed!

      Reply

  • Alyn L Doyle
    January 13, 2024

    This was better then our local Chinese restaurant. I used cocoanut oil to stir fry the vegies, my husband had me add sliced carrots and I used double the ginger and it was perfect. Love ginger. 🙂

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 13, 2024

      That’s awesome, Alyn!

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  • Maria Getchell
    January 11, 2024

    Made this twice now and it’s fantastic! The amount of broccoli and beef is flexible in this recipe. For the sauce, I added only 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and it was perfect! That is a very strong flavor and it’s better to start with a little and add more to taste. I also like ‘velvetizing’ the beef with baking soda first. Google it! Super easy and makes it like buttah!!! This recipe is a keeper! I posted it on my FB group Food Becomes You, for Only the best recipes curated by my super picky tastebuds. Try this recipe. If you love Chinese restaurant cooking, you’ll love this.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 11, 2024

      Hello Maria, thank you for shairng that with us and for your detailed feedback. We appreciate it!

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  • Hannah
    January 11, 2024

    Oh my goodness, this was absolutely perfect. I made it vegetarian by replacing the meat with oyster mushrooms and it worked really well. I’ll definitely make it again!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 11, 2024

      Hi Hannah! I’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe.

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  • Melisa
    January 8, 2024

    Oh my goodness! This was delicious! I altered the recipe ever so slightly. I added about 650gr of meat and broccoli instead of 1 lb and it fed my family of 4 (with 2 kids). I’m afraid it wouldn’t have been enough otherwise. we paired it with 2 cups of jasmine rice. Restaurant quality food. Even my little picky eater ate it all! And meat us always a no go (unless breaded). This is a new favourite! Thanks 😊 M

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 8, 2024

      Thank you for sharing, Melisa!

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  • Pat
    January 8, 2024

    Loved it!! I added some fresh green beans, onions and peppers to give it more veggies, but there was still plenty of sauce. Great recipe!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 8, 2024

      Thank you for sharing, Pat!

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  • Karl
    January 8, 2024

    One of our favorites, I make it at least every two weeks. Love it.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 8, 2024

      So glad you love it, Karl!

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  • Christine
    January 7, 2024

    Great & easy recipe — added in some onions and the carmelized up nicely wouls have added bean sprouts and julienned carrot sticks but maybe next time!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 7, 2024

      Sounds good, we’d love to know how you’ll like that version when you try it next time.

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  • Kimberley
    January 6, 2024

    Really enjoyed this recipe, my husband doesn’t normally like stir fry’s and absolutely loved it. Had some leftovers for the next day which was yummy. I just added noodles instead of the rice and was perfect.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 7, 2024

      I’m so glad to hear that, Kimberly!

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  • Mrs Abigail Collin Barry
    January 5, 2024

    Absolutely delicious, easy, sweet & savory, versatile and eaten by everyone… absolutely smashed it here !

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 5, 2024

      That’s wonderful to hear!

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  • Heather
    January 4, 2024

    Thinned sauce with a little broth, so good! Adding to my recipe book!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 4, 2024

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite, Heather!

      Reply

  • Eve
    January 4, 2024

    My favorite recipe, just lessened the sesame oil, but I apparently made extra sauce, can it be refrigerated, if so how long and do I use a glass container ?

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    • Natasha
      January 4, 2024

      Hi Eve, I haven’t stored the sauce separately but it would probably be ok for 3-4 days covered and refrigerated. The flavors of the garlic and ginger will mellow out the longer it sits.

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  • Era Robinson
    January 3, 2024

    Long time user of this site and I love all the recipes from Natasha’s kitchen. This recipe is no exception. It was delicious and the whole family loved it. The pro-tip of freezing the meat for 30 min was extremely useful and made cutting beef strips a lot easier. Thank you Natasha! You are a gem.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 3, 2024

      Aw, thank you so much for the wonderful feedback. So glad loved it.

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  • Britta Wetteskind
    December 30, 2023

    I followed the recipe exactly and it was awful. It had a thick and gummy gravy which is not what I expected. After spending $25 on the flank steak, we were very disappointed.

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    • Natasha
      January 1, 2024

      Hi Britta, I’m sorry to hear that. A thick and gummy sauce is not what is expected with this sauce. Did you change anything with the proportions? It sounds like you had too much corn starch for the amount of liquid in the recipe. Any easy fix is to add more hot water to loosen up the sauce.

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      • Mark
        January 28, 2024

        Sounds like a newbie – you were very gracious with your response.

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  • Charmaye Bias
    December 23, 2023

    I tried this beef and broccoli recipe for me and my grandsons. It is good. Very easy to follow and quick! Thank you!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      December 23, 2023

      You’re very welcome! I’m so glad you loved this recipe.

      Reply

  • B
    December 20, 2023

    This recipe is delicious and amazing for a quick dinner.

    I use stir fry wagyu beef and seasonal veggies when broccoli isn’t available. So far I have tried carrots, peppers, broccoflower, and mushrooms. I also sprinkle some finely shredded cabbage on top after cooking.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 20, 2023

      Sounds great! I’m glad to hear that you loved it.

      Reply

  • Ann F
    December 19, 2023

    This recipe was super great as is! My dad was over for dinner and the only suggestion he had was to make more of the sauce so it would saturate the rice. Remember to freeze the meat for easier cutting. The thinner the slices the better and cut against the grain. We used a flank steak and it was great but any would work. No need to use an expensive cut though.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 19, 2023

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Ann!

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    • Laura H
      December 26, 2023

      My fam is sauce people like your Dad. That’s an excellent idea to make enough to put on the rice! I will make a double batch and just heat the extra up in a sauce pan.

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  • Loren Marsh
    December 17, 2023

    This was an excellent recipe I used organic precut stir fry beef strips that comes with the side of beef we get every year and the sauce made it all come together . A great recipe !

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      December 17, 2023

      Thank you, Loren! I’m so glad you loved it.

      Reply

  • Janie
    December 16, 2023

    I tried it. Unfortunately for me the sesame oil flavor was way too strong so it wasn’t for me.

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    • Natasha
      December 18, 2023

      Hi Janie, did you use a different type of sesame oil than what was called for in the recipe?

      Reply

  • Kat
    December 15, 2023

    I’ve made this so many times and love it! Was wondering if the stir-fry sauce could be made & frozen in advance? Thanks!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      December 16, 2023

      Hi Kat! I have not tested that, but I think it could work. Let us know if you experiment.

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  • AG00
    December 15, 2023

    And for added context, I still used the 4-5 cloves of garlic and cornstarch in the stir fry sauce but I only used 1 tbsp of cornstarch. I did not use black pepper at all. Made the broccoli fry as directed and that came out delicious as well.

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  • AG00
    December 15, 2023

    I had to adjust this recipe for my dietary restrictions. I used pre-chopped sirloin stir fry (which saved me tons of time) and coconut aminos in place of the soy sauce. I had to eliminate the brown sugar. I used 1 tbsp of ginger and 1 tbsp of sesame oil in the stir fry sauce. I had to season the beef with salt and pepper since the coconut aminos would not have the salt that soy sauce does to flavor it. Everything else I followed exactly and it came out amazing! Different from soy sauce flavor but still same flavor profile and good substitute for me. Thank you!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      December 15, 2023

      Thank you for sharing that with us. I’m glad you loved the recipe!

      Reply

  • Desiree
    December 12, 2023

    Delicious and easy. Who needs takeout when there are simple recipes like this that are so flavourful!!!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 12, 2023

      Glad you think that way! Thanks so much for your great comments and feedback.

      Reply

  • Karina R
    December 12, 2023

    I made this the other night and IT WAS DELICIOUS! My fiancé enjoyed it as well. Never worked with ginger before so the spoon trick helped a lot. This recipe is getting added to the rotation for sure.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 12, 2023

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite!

      Reply

      • Shelby
        February 16, 2024

        Looking forward to trying this? Can you use frozen broccoli?

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        • NatashasKitchen.com
          February 16, 2024

          Hi Shelby! Some of my readers have reported good results using frozen broccoli as well.

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  • Valerie
    December 11, 2023

    Tried this tonight and wanted to take picture but after first bite there was not much to be said except OMG! The flavors were perfect and definitely use the Tamari sauce!
    Also I turned it into a surf and turf stir fry by adding medium shrimp to beef before adding sauce! Perfect and thank you!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 11, 2023

      Hello Valerie, thanks so much for sharing your experience trying our recipe! Thank you so much for sharing that with us.

      Reply

  • Samantha Pedersen
    December 6, 2023

    what’s the serving size? i see the nutrition facts but it doesn’t say how much a serving is.

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    • Natasha
      December 6, 2023

      HI Samantha, the serving size ust be estimated since we don’t measure out portions in grams. This recipe serves 4 as a main course. The nutrition label reflects 1 portion/serving.

      Reply

  • Karen Aguirre
    November 29, 2023

    Once again your recipe did not disappoint. I made this for dinner and my Mom and fiancé thoroughly enjoyed it – I did too! Excellent flavors and easy to put together following your well-written instructions. Slightly freezing the meat prior to slicing is the way to go. This one is definitely staying in my meal rotation!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      November 29, 2023

      That’s wonderful, Karen! Thank you for the feedback. I’m so glad you found another recipe for the regular rotation!

      Reply

  • Adam
    November 28, 2023

    Word to anybody planning on making this: if you’re like me, you’ll look at the sauce and think “that’s not enough, maybe I should add some broth or some water so it ends up saucier” but resist! It doesn’t look like much, but it ends up nice and saucy without swimming in it. Turned out great as listed!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      November 29, 2023

      Thank you so much for sharing, Adam!

      Reply

  • Melissa
    November 25, 2023

    Tastes amazing. Made it exactly as is on recipe and my whole family loved it.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      November 25, 2023

      I’m so glad it was a hit with the family! Thank you for sharing.

      Reply

  • Melissa Wiesneth
    November 20, 2023

    So delicious! Made it with the thin-sliced “Kobe” rib-eye meat from Costco; it was so easy! I added some rainbow peppers and matchstick carrots to amp up veggies, and added 1/2 t. crushed red pepper to the sauce (we like it a bit spicy!) It was perfect!!! Will def make again!!!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      November 20, 2023

      Thank you for sharing, Melissa! That sounds delicious!

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  • Jannah Abdelghani
    November 19, 2023

    Great and amazing recipe every time I make beef and broccoli I use this recipe 🤩

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 19, 2023

      Thank you and great to hear that this is your go-to recipe!

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  • IndyMom
    November 17, 2023

    We absolutely love this recipe and make it often. Here is how my family likes it. I make one batch of sauce, sans corn starch, and marinate my beef over night. The next day i make a second batch of sauce with the cornstarch and add red pepper flakes. I put the sauce in a pan to warm it up and thicken it. Next i cook the meat and vegetables on the black stone. We love the vegetables and usually use a combination of whatever we have. Our favorites are broccoli, red peppers, onions, mushrooms or snap peas. I then combine the meat and vegetables in a large bowl with the sauce. By the time the black stone is wiped down we’re ready to eat. We normally make a double batch so we have leftovers for lunch the next day. Everyone loves this recipe, which ever happens. Highly recommend. Thanks for the recipe.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      November 17, 2023

      Thank you so much for sharing that with us! I’m so glad this recipe was a hit!

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  • ChatterboxChris
    November 16, 2023

    I used cubed beef instead but turned out fabulous and yummy giving a 5⭐️

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      November 16, 2023

      I’m so glad you loved it. Thank you for sharing.

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  • mehsurf
    November 11, 2023

    I made this recipe today and it was perfect! Thanks so much for a great recipe!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      November 11, 2023

      I’m so glad you loved it!

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  • Mary
    November 5, 2023

    I made this for the first time tonight and as others have said, it was a hit. I chose to add a little water to my broccoli before I covered it and allowed it to soften some and then removed the broccoli from the pan. Next, I sautéed the beef and then removed it from the pan. I had sliced up some onions and mushrooms which I lightly sautéed. I added the beef back to the pan with the onions and mushrooms, the sauce, let it cook a little bit and then added the broccoli. Yum.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 6, 2023

      Thanks for sharing, glad to hear that it was a hit!

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  • NK
    November 4, 2023

    Has anyone made this in a slow cooker before?
    How would I go about doing it?

    Thank you

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 4, 2023

      Hi NK, I haven’t tried it in a slow cooker and I’m not seeing anything mentioned in the comments, If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe.

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  • Sandy
    October 30, 2023

    This has been go to recipe for homemade “beef” and broccoli for awhile. I’ve never tried it with beef, only with Venison and it’s amazing. We don’t use sesame seeds and I occasion will sautee some onions to add to it. Always amazing. For sure use the low sodium soy sauce, otherwise it will be salty. This recipe is so easy to adjust for taste. Feeling like less sweet, cut back on the sugar, etc. I love oyster sauce so will add that sometimes.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      October 30, 2023

      Thank you for sharing that with us, Sandy!

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  • Ruby
    October 26, 2023

    Excellent recipe. Made a double batch for 6 adults and they cleaned it all up and insisted I print out the recipe and put it into our regular rotation.
    Thank you.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 26, 2023

      You’re welcome, Ruby. Glad you loved it!

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  • Sharee
    October 25, 2023

    Is it OK not to use sesame oil? It doesn’t break down well in heat and so I would rather not use it. Can I use a different oil and what would you advise if I did.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 25, 2023

      Hi Sharee, we recommend to not skip the sesame oil as it gives authentic flavor.

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    • Tom
      November 4, 2023

      I prefer to think of sesame oil as a seasoning, not a cooking oil. It can be added later in the recipe to prevent breakdown or burning. I definitely don’t skip it.

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  • Savanna
    October 22, 2023

    I’m going to be honest–I was worried that the sauce wasn’t going to turn out right (by my own mistake). I did not like the smell of the sauce due to the sesame oil and was worried it would ruin it. When I poured the sauce into the pan, I was worried I had mixed something up because it took longer than I expected for the sauce to thicken up.

    But I am here to tell you, TRUST THE PROCESS.

    Because this is now the best stir fry I have ever made! The sauce was amazing, the beef was great, and it was overall such an amazing recipe. I’ll now be using this sauce for lots of different stir fries!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 22, 2023

      Perfect! I’m so glad that you trusted the process and followed the recipe as written. Thanks a lot for this review!

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  • Jenna
    October 21, 2023

    Made this sauce tonight and it was absolutely delicious! I will definitely be saving it to make again!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      October 22, 2023

      That’s wonderful! I’m so glad you loved the recipe!

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  • Coreen
    October 18, 2023

    So tasty, Love the sauce, definatley a keeper! Will keep it in the rotation!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      October 18, 2023

      So glad to hear that, Coreen! Thanks for sharing.

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  • Janna
    October 9, 2023

    Delicious!!! My sister-in-law made this and I had to recreate it for my family to enjoy as much as I did when I was at my in-laws house. So Delicious one of our favorites! Thanks, Natasha for sharing your delicious recipes with us.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      October 9, 2023

      You’re welcome, Janna! I’m so glad it was enjoyed.

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  • Andrea Liske
    October 2, 2023

    Very tasty. Thank u for sharing. I added black sesame to the beef for extra zing.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 3, 2023

      You’re welcome and thanks for sharing!

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  • Molly
    October 2, 2023

    This is by far the best beef and broccoli recipe! I would give it 10 stars! Easy and delicious.
    I want to serve to guests, but wondering if I can combine the ingredients for the sauce ahead of time and keep in fridge until ready to use?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 2, 2023

      Thanks so much, Molly. This reheats well as a whole, so I think you could make this ahead.

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  • Tori
    September 28, 2023

    Added caramelized onions. It was so good and tasted better than takeout.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 29, 2023

      Yum! I’m so glad you loved the recipe.

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      • Heather
        October 21, 2023

        My whole family loved it. My two year old ate two bowls! I used a tri tip steak and I added a red bell pepper and a carrot (thinly sliced). I doubled the sauce because I had 1.4 lb of meat and more than 6 cups of veggies and it was quite saucy but that was perfect for putting sauce on the rice

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        • NatashasKitchen.com
          October 22, 2023

          That’s wonderful to hear! Thank you so sharing you’re experience with the recipe.

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  • Jeannie
    September 28, 2023

    Made this for dinner tonight. My husband & I loved it! We will have this meal again & again. The only change we made was to double the sauce recipe. We always do that with recipies because we like lots of sauce on the rice, noodles or what ever goes with a saucy meal.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 29, 2023

      Thank you for sharing, Jeannie!

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  • Sharon
    September 12, 2023

    My husband and I both loved the recipe. The sauce has a wonderful beef and broccoli flavor. I love the Basmati rice with this.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 12, 2023

      Hi Sharon, I’m glad that you both enjoyed this recipe! Thanks so much for this review.

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      • Laura
        September 28, 2023

        This was the best beef and broccoli recipe I’ve ever had. My family loved it as well. It is now my go to beef and broccoli recipe. So good!

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        • NatashasKitchen.com
          September 29, 2023

          So glad to hear that, Laura!

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  • Patricia
    September 5, 2023

    It doesn’t look like there’s enough sauce to coat the rice. If I want more sauce, should I just double the recipe?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 5, 2023

      Hi Patricia, yes, it will work to double the sauce. Here’s what one of my readers wrote: “This is my family’s favorite dinner that I make at the moment. We like to double the sauce; it is incredibly delicious.” I hope that helps.

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  • JN
    September 4, 2023

    Loved the consistency of the sauce but it was too sweet for us. I will try it again and reduce the sugar.

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  • Kacie
    September 2, 2023

    This was so good (and easy to make), thank you! We had most of the ingredients on-hand already. Checking out your other recipes now 🙂

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 2, 2023

      Hi Kacie! I’m glad to hear that. I hope you find many more to enjoy on the site.

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  • Brenda Cuevas
    August 30, 2023

    Just had this for dinner and it was amazing. I added one can of bamboo shoots, doubled the ginger and substituted brown sugar for coconut sugar and added 1/2 tablespoon of fish sauce.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 30, 2023

      Hi Brenda! Thanks for sharing. I’m glad you loved the recipe.

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  • Michelle
    August 28, 2023

    Can you use frozen broccoli in this? I’d like to make this tonight but I only have frozen broccoli on hand.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 28, 2023

      Hi Michelle! Some of my readers have reported good results using frozen broccoli as well.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 28, 2023

      Hi Michelle! Some of my readers have reported good results using frozen broccoli as well.

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  • Colleen
    August 28, 2023

    Absolutely delicious and easy to make. Definitely going to make this again.. I made this for 2 people, so I cut the recipe in half.. sadly, I didn’t have enough sauce.. next time I’ll make the full amount of sauce and just half the amount of beef. Thank you for the recipe

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 28, 2023

      Hi Colleen! Sounds great. Thank you for your feedback.

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  • Matt
    August 28, 2023

    Your recipes are the best and the way you layout your recipes pages is top notch. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 28, 2023

      Thank you, Matt! I appreciate the feedback.

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  • Sienna Grace
    August 27, 2023

    Tried this recipe on a whim tonight and it was a hit with everyone in my family! Thank you for such a simple weeknight recipe!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 28, 2023

      Yay great to hear that this recipe was a huge hit! Thanks so much for this review.

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  • wendy murray
    August 26, 2023

    Could you use the spice “Ginger” and garlic powder instead of fresh?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 26, 2023

      Hi Wendy, I haven’t tested that but I think it could work. If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe

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  • Tim
    August 23, 2023

    Tried this tonight. It was excellent and will become a regular meal. Thank you.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 23, 2023

      You’re so welcome, Tim. Great to hear that you enjoyed it!

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  • Cynthia
    August 22, 2023

    Any chance this would go well with sliced rice cakes instead of white rice?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 22, 2023

      Hi Cynthia, I haven’t tested that to advise. If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe.

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  • BINK
    August 20, 2023

    Just outstanding, and good directions – yum! We will add this to our rotation for sure!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 20, 2023

      So glad you found another one for the rotation. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Nancy H
    August 18, 2023

    Delicious! This has become my family’s go to for Beef and Broccoli. It’s better than take out!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 18, 2023

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Nancy!

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  • Kathleen
    August 17, 2023

    This was delicious. I used prime rib leftover from a restaurant meal. Just sliced and added to the sauce to warm. As suggested by others I did add a Tbl of oyster sauce. Definitely a keeper!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 17, 2023

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Kathleen!

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  • Cirena
    August 15, 2023

    My boys (11 & 12) and I enjoyed this meal. It was so flavorful! Thank you for a great recipe!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 15, 2023

      I’m glad to hear that they enjoyed this recipe! Thanks a lot for sharing.

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  • Diacro
    August 14, 2023

    I made this tonight. I added about 1 1/2 of an onion in chunks. So good and easy to make. This is definitely a keeper!!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 14, 2023

      I’m so glad you loved it. And happy that you found a keeper.

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  • CindiK
    August 13, 2023

    This was the best beef and broccoli I’ve ever eaten. I can’t believe this came from my own kitchen. This is better than any restaurant. I used beef milanesa and rolled them up and the sliced thinly and got a lot of strips that way. Frozen broccoli florets worked out great and I didn’t have to thaw them first. I added a blurp of oyster sauce to the final dish. This was so delicious. This is going into my recipe file as a favorite! Thank you so much for sharing how to make this wonderful dish.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 13, 2023

      That’s so great to hear! I’m glad you loved the recipe. Thank you for sharing.

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  • Tiffany Koller
    August 8, 2023

    This was better than any Chinese restaurant or any other places that makes broccoli beef!! The flavors where intense and it was so EASY to make. The only thing I did different was add about 1 tbsp of oyster sauce to the mix.
    It truly was one of the best things I have made in years, and I’m an incredible cook so this just really seemed to take my oriental dishes to a new level.
    Thank you so much for sharing this.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 8, 2023

      That’s so great to hear, Tiffany! Thank you for sharing.

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  • Vickie
    August 6, 2023

    Made a keto friendly version, substituting Swerve Brown sugar for regular brown sugar. Served over riced cauliflower. No other changes. Was delicious. Will definitely be making again.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 6, 2023

      Nice, Love it! Thanks so much for sharing, a lot of the other readers here will definitely find this info useful.

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      • Diane
        August 23, 2023

        The family likes it and it’s basically 1 pot. We like it with a little less ginger and more broccoli (so I increase the sauce too as we like it more saucy). My food store had precut stir fry beef, so I used that and it was so easy.

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        • Natasha's Kitchen
          August 23, 2023

          Sounds good, I’m glad that your family enjoyed it!

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  • Chris
    July 30, 2023

    Outstanding! The recipe is amazing. My husband, nephew and myself included all love it! It is very easy to prepare and the sauce is delicious. This will be in frequent rotation for sure.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 30, 2023

      That’s awesome! I’m happy to hear that they love this recipe a lot, Chris. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Sarah
    July 29, 2023

    Would it be ok to make the sauce ahead of time? Can’t wait to try!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 29, 2023

      Hi Sarah! This reheats well as a whole, so I think you could.

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  • Cathy
    July 23, 2023

    This was okay. I used thin sliced sirloin which I cut in 1″-2″ pieces. Meat was very tender. I also added red bell pepper and onion cut into 1″ chunks. We like ours “saucy”, so I double those ingredients. There was just something off about the taste. Couldn’t quite figure out what it was.

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    • Natasha
      July 24, 2023

      Hi Cathy, I haven’t noticed any kind of off taste – my best guess is maybe it was one of the products used? Was anything expired or passed it’s optimal freshness? Even something as simple as freezer burn on steak can ruin the flavor of a meal – it’s hard to guess without being there.

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  • Audra Schovan
    July 19, 2023

    This was wonderful!!! I doubled the recipe so there would be enough for my crew. Everyone thought it was great (This NEVER happens). I used leftover steak and added only at the end to warm so the steak wouldn’t be over cooked. I also added a bit of black soy sauce (couple of TBS). This is a keeper. Thank you for a great, easy and good for your $ recipe.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 19, 2023

      It’s my pleasure! I’m so happy to hear that you loved it a lot. Thanks for sharing, Audra.

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  • Rachel
    July 16, 2023

    So delicious! We had a 1 lb piece of flank steak in the freezer leftover from another meal, so this was a fantastic way to use it up! The sauce was silky & so flavorful. Hubby went back for another helping, so that’s proof positive it’s great!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 16, 2023

      Thanks for sharing your experience trying out this recipe, Rachel. We’re happy to know that you enjoyed it!

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