Beef and Veal: Beef and Veal Dishes: Gingered Beef with Broccoli

Check out this zingy ginger beef - delicious!

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -
Date: January 03, 2013

Serves: 4 person(s)
Yield: 4 x approx. 1 cup servings

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins


    2 cup broccoli crowns (separate florets and slice stems 1/4 inch)
    1/3 kg lean beef cut for stir-fry
    3 Tbsp water
    1 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
    2 Tbsp vegetable oil
    1 Tbsp minced unpeeled fresh ginger
    3/4 cup low-sodium stir-fry sauce
    1 red pepper, cut in 1-inch pieces
    1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms, stemmed
    1/2 cup snow peas, trimmed


    Rinse broccoli. Microwave, covered, on high for 3 minutes; drain.

    Place beef in a small bowl. Pour in water 1 tablespoon at a time, working in with hands until water is absorbed into beef. Sprinkle cornstarch over beef and work in with hands to coat all pieces.

    Heat nonstick wok or skillet on high. When hot, pour 1 tablespoon oil down sides of pan. Add ginger and beef; stir-fry until beef just browns. Add sauce and toss to coat; remove beef from pan. Add remaining oil.

    Add broccoli to pan along with peppers, mushrooms and snow peas. Stir-fry 2 minutes. Return beef with sauce to pan; toss to heat through, about 30 seconds.


    Serve with steamed rice.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:301 cals
Kilojoules:1,260 kJ
Fat:14.0 g
Carbohydrates:15.0 g
Protein:29.0 g
Cholesterol:49.0 mg
Sodium:440 mg
Saturated Fat:2.7 g
Fiber:2.0 g
Calcium:49.0 mg
Total Sugars:2.5 g

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