The Best Easy Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

The Best Easy Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

This is the best-tasting easy beef and broccoli stir-fry.


  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 1?2cup water, plus
  • 2 tablespoons water, divided
  • 1/2-teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 lb boneless round steak or 1 lb charcoal chuck 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 ground ginger
  • Hot cooked rice


  • In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons 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.
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