Skip the takeout and whip up a fast and fresh recipe for Easy Beef and Broccoli in 20 minutes or less.

Easy Beef and Broccoli in a nonstick sauté pan, white rice in a small brown bowl and sesame seeds in a small white ramekin with chopsticks resting on top.

Yes, you read that correctly … 20 minutes! As in, you are less than half an episode of Fixer Upper away from digging your chopsticks into a big ol’ bowl of the most flavorful, tender, saucy Easy Beef and Broccoli.

Beef in nonstick sauté pan.

The classic takeout dishes (think Orange Chicken, Pad Thai and Chicken Egg Rolls) were one of my many cravings during my second pregnancy so I decided a fast and fresh version of beef and broccoli was a must!

Broccoli and onions in nonstick sauté pan.

There are just two tablespoons of oil in this entire dish, and you better believe it’s still packed with all that sweet, tangy, garlicky soy sauce flavor. After all, isn’t the best part of beef and broccoli the gravy-like sauce?

Nonstick sauté pan with broccoli and beef with sauce being poured into pan.

It has to be thick enough to coat the tender slices of beef and the broccoli florets, without weighing down the entire dish. And most importantly, there has to be just enough sauce so that the accompanying rice also gets a chance to soak up all that glorious garlicky gravy. Want to see for yourself? Tune in below!

Mouth watering yet? Grab your knife and get ready to slice and dice your way to Easy Beef and Broccoli that’s guaranteed to kick those takeout menus to the curb.

Easy Beef and Broccoli in a nonstick sauté pan, white rice in a small brown bowl and sesame seeds in a small white ramekin with chopsticks resting on top.

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Easy Beef and Broccoli

Skip the takeout and whip up a fast and fresh recipe for Easy Beef and Broccoli in 20 minutes or less.
4.86 from 835 votes
Easy Beef and Broccoli in a nonstick sauté pan, white rice in a small brown bowl and sesame seeds in a small white ramekin with chopsticks resting on top.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients 

  • 3 Tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 1 pound flank steak, cut into thin 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 4 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup sliced white onions

Instructions 

  • In a large bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons cornstarch with 3 tablespoons water. Add the beef to the bowl and toss to combine.
  • In a separate small bowl, whisk together the remaining 1 tablespoon cornstarch with the soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic and ginger. Set the sauce aside. 
  • Heat a large nonstick sauté pan over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil and once it is hot, add the beef and cook, stirring constantly until the beef is almost cooked through. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the beef to a plate and set it aside.
  • Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil to the pan and once it is hot, add the broccoli florets and sliced onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until the broccoli is tender, about 4 minutes. (See Kelly’s Notes.) 
  • Return the beef to the pan then add the prepared sauce. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until the sauce thickens slightly. Serve with rice or noodles. 

Kelly's Notes:

  • To guarantee bright green broccoli, blanch the florets in boiling water then drain and dry it very well before adding it to the pan. If you opt for this additional blanching step, reduce the cooking time of the broccoli to 2 minutes. 
  • The sauce must come to a boil in order for the cornstarch to work as a thickening agent. 
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Calories: 332kcal, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 28g, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 68mg, Sodium: 1156mg, Potassium: 772mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 11g, Vitamin A: 565IU, Vitamin C: 83.2mg, Calcium: 88mg, Iron: 3.1mg

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    1. Hi Rosy – Yes! My number 1 tip for using frozen veggies in a stir-fry is to ensure you account for the extra water they release if you don’t thaw them ahead of time. As the frozen veggies cook, they’ll release water, and as long as your pan is not covered and you’re using medium-high heat, that water should evaporate quickly.

  1. 5 stars
    Husband says it taste just like take out! Thanks for the recipe. Will make over and over again. flavor is great!

  2. 4 stars
    Really enjoyed this recipe. I adjusted it for a smaller portion and added green onions along with the yellow onions. Quick, easy and delicious

  3. 5 stars
    I’m super excited to make this recipe tonight!!! I only have one question before I make it… Do you have to rinse off the meat after it has soaked in the corn starch flurry before you cook it? Thank you for such an easy recipe to follow!

  4. 5 stars
    So easy and tasty! I have high blood pressure so I used half the soy sauce and added Worcestershire to make up the rest. I also added sesame seeds. We will definitely be having this again!

  5. 5 stars
    So good and very easy to make! My hubby and kids loved it! We added a little bit of chili garlic oil to the sauce, but that’s because we like things spicy.

  6. 5 stars
    Fantastic, just like my Chinese gran used to make for our lunch when we came home from school at noon. Used left over rump roast and just added at the end with the 4 minute broccoli which had the perfect crunch and texture. Could not nave been better. Thanks, like a kiss from gran, I so miss her and her cooking. We were raised on British basics and Chinese vegetables. Thank you.

      1. Great recipe! The kids love it and it’s very easy to make, so naturally it’s on our ‘family meal rotation’. I don’t comment on recipes however with the amount of times I’ve made this I feel like I owe one.

      2. Thank you so much for taking the time to comment, Adam! I’m thrilled your family has been enjoying the recipe!

  7. 5 stars
    College student approved! Super easy recipe to follow that doesn’t take too long! There were no leftovers, and it was rated by other students as a “must cook again”!

  8. 4 stars
    I followed the recipe to a T the first time I made it and it was…okay. Not bad, but not anything I’d recommend.
    A few changes that are pretty necessary if you’re aiming for anything resembling authentic:
    1. To get the beef really tender like in a Chinese place, you have to velvet the beef. Just setting it in corn starch for a couple minutes while you prepare other items won’t cut it. Let it sit for 30+ minutes.
    2. Not sure why the recipe mentions that cooking the broccoli until softened will be approximately 4 minutes, because it takes close to 10 minutes. I really am not sure what the author of this recipe uses that softens the broccoli in just 4 minutes, but I’m guessing you’ll need more.

    Other than that, pretty nice and simple recipe for broccoli beef!

    1. 5 stars
      Made this last night with rib eye and it was delish! Just a bit salty for me, so I’ll use less soysauce and add stock, but other than that, a huge hit. Thank you!

    2. 5 stars
      Agreed! Can’t cook broccoli that quickly on my stove either! I also use less soy sauce and sugar to make it a bit healthier. Still keep coming back to this recipe. Must have made it over twenty times by now. It’s great!

  9. 4 stars
    It was good but I was hoping for a technique to brown the beef so the edges are crispy. This method just cooks the beef in a sauce. I did enjoy the dish though

    1. First time making this and it was really good! I used sirloin steak. I added carrots and sautéed the onions. I only used 1 teaspoon of powdered ginger since I didn’t have fresh! Next time I’ll add the water chestnuts. Really good and easy to follow recipe.

  10. 5 stars
    I don’t usually follow recipes but I have not been able to cook broccoli beef very well so I decided to try this one. I love it. I did add sesame oil and exchange white onion for green ones and used olive oil to cook with. Thank you so much!

  11. 5 stars
    This is great – I added a cup of button mushrooms and a bit more soya sauce as the first batch was quite thick. This is also great reheated the next day!

  12. 5 stars
    I’ve made this recipe several times and my family loves it! Comes together easily and is a great weeknight dinner.

    1. 5 stars
      I love this recipe I’ve been making it for the past couple years and it’s my favorite way to have beef and broccoli and anyone I make it for loves it too!

  13. 5 stars
    I’ve never tried any other recipes, but this one has never failed me! I have made it many times and the family loves it! I like adding shredded carrots, water chestnuts, and bamboo chutes.

  14. 5 stars
    Really great I’m a young mom who is trying to get my toddler to experience lots of new foods and this was a recipe I will be adding to our kitchen for years to come he loved it and was asking for seconds! Thank you Kelly!

  15. 5 stars
    I have made this as written and also without meat. It always gets good reviews from friends and family. I have also used chili flakes from time to time. I fry them for 30 seconds before adding the veggies. It gives the dish a pop. Great recipe!

    1. 5 stars
      This was good. Added some sesame oil & red pepper flakes and it took the flavor up another notch. Thank you for sharing this recipe!

  16. 5 stars
    I love you your recipe, sometimes I replace the broccoli with asparagus no other substitution it is awesome.
    Thank You D. N. Cali

      1. Love this, it is now in my “I have no idea what to make” fallback recipe book, I usually add a bit of red pepper flakes to the sauce but I do like heat

  17. 5 stars
    Made this tonight exactly as written and it was very tasty! I love that this tastes even better than our favorite takeout place plus I know I used quality ingredients. Thanks for another quick and easy dinner option! My son devoured this so no leftovers.

  18. 5 stars
    I never leave reviews. For this recipe I had to. It was delicious! I was looking for a way to use up leftover steak from the grill. This popped up and I ran with it. I did not have low sodium soy sauce so I used half the recommended soy sauce and half beef broth. Otherwise I followed the recipe as is. Turned out great! Will definitely make this again.

  19. 5 stars
    I never review recipes but this was delicious! The only change I made was to use the baking soda beef tenderizing method which I found elsewhere online. I did rinse the beef and pat dry to reduce the saltiness imparted by the baking soda.

    1. Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review, Julia! I’m thrilled you enjoyed the recipe!

  20. 5 stars
    Love this recipe. I make for myself at least twice a week. Better than the store bought packages of beef and broccoli mix. Better than some of my local Chinese places that I frequent and I always have left overs for another time. Thanks for the recipe.

      1. Silly question- when you say minced garlic is that from the jar or fresh cloves?

      1. 5 stars
        Family loved this dinner. 13, 11 & 2 year old. Speaking no words as they shovel thier face. Super compliments from the husband. We will definitely be making again.

  21. This super delicious and easy. The lil toddler I watched loved it. Could u tell me that nutrients per serving???

    1. Hi Raquel! I’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe! You can find the estimated nutritional info by clicking on the purple button below the recipe that says ESTIMATED NUTRITION INFORMATION. :)

    2. I tried this recipe for friends in the Philippines. It was awesome! They couldn’t believe I made it. To this day, they believe, I brought it from a restaurant.

      Thank You!

  22. 5 stars
    I made this recipe and switched out the beef, replacing it with soy curls, as we’re a vegan/omni family. Everyone loved it. EVERYONE, even our pickiest non-vegan eater. I’m printing this one off, for future rotation in our menus.

    1. 5 stars
      We love this recipe! We add carrots & mushrooms & use coconut aminos but keep everything else the same. My daughter wants this once a week!! Thank you

      1. Love reading this, Allison! I’m thrilled your family has been enjoying the recipe!

      2. 1 star
        SALTY!!!!! I wanted to love this but I don’t see how everyone isn’t put off by how salty this is. And we used the low sodium soy sauce. Yikes. I even added water to try to counter all the salt but it didn’t help. :(

      3. Hi Charlie – I’m so sorry you didn’t enjoy the recipe. I’ve never experienced this being salty when using low sodium soy sauce. What brand did you use?

  23. I love asian food and want to try your asian dishes but because of health concerns I need to use substitutes for soy, brown sugar and cornstarch. Any suggestions. thank you.

    1. Hi Val! You can try using coconut aminos and arrowroot. For the sugar, it depends on your health concerns as to what would be best!

    1. Are you also starting to wonder if the cost of take out is worth leaving the house?? After all if our own cookin’ tastes this good…

  24. 5 stars
    This was delicious, I had already marinated my beef in lime and soy sauce and I added some thinly sliced celery as well. Love how the sauce thickened up.

      1. 5 stars
        I am a travel nurse and we haven’t found a Chinese restaurant we really love so far. I saw your video yesterday and decided to make it for dinner tonight, my husband loved it!

      2. Woohoo! I’m so thrilled you and your husband enjoyed the recipe, Tracy!

  25. 4 stars
    Very tasty! I added button mushrooms, and more onion. I didn’t have fresh ginger, so I used 2teaspoons of powdered ginger. Next time I will add a bit of hot sauce.

  26. 5 stars
    It is very yummy! Thanks for the recipe. We added broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and mushrooms and it was great.

  27. 5 stars
    really good and easy to follow, thanks! I used strips that were specifically cut for stir-fry recipes. You saved my supper of chinese food…always wanted to know how to make beef and brocoli…thanks again! Super easy to follow and super easy to make. By the way…I love the tutorial, you don’t talk down to people; really refreshing.

  28. 5 stars
    Quick, easy and delicious! I used filet mignon because that’s what I had in fridge, sliced rectangles – sooo good, only cooked a couple minutes. Added sauteed onions and pre-cooked broccoli made the night before (we prefer softer broccoli), and hubby likes heat so next time I’ll add red pepper flakes, but honestly I’m glad I ran out of my packaged Beef & Broccoli mix because it was so easy and so good! Will definitely make often. Next recipe of yours I’m trying is the Orange Chicken. :)

  29. 4 stars
    Nice simple recipe to follow, I tweaked mines a bit instead of slicing the onions thinly I cut them kinda into 2” pieces, to mirror the consistency of the broccoli and beef. I toasted sesame seeds 375 degrees in oven and added to sauce mixture. Fried some noodles crispy as a topper

  30. 5 stars
    I’ve made this recipe twice now for my family of 6. I double it so everyone gets a hearty portion and leftovers. Even my super picky 7 year old took a few bites and gave it a thumbs up. This recipe is going into our regular rotation.

  31. This was such an easy recipe to follow & it was a hit with both my 4 & 6 year olds. It’s now on our menu at least once/month. We added carrots but next time will add mushrooms & red peppers, too!
    Thank you for a great week night meal!!

  32. 5 stars
    I found this recipe and since then is a family favorite ,is like my 10 time making it.Well 11 because I’m doing it right now.Thank you

      1. I made this and it came out tasting like too much salt. What did I do wrong?

  33. 5 stars
    Love it!!!! Third time making it. I had carrots and use a little sesame seed oil and red peppers and a few other things I guess but it is a awesome base!!

  34. 5 stars
    Beef broccoli just like the Chinese food restaurant and it was easy…

  35. 5 stars
    Fabulous!! My hubby who does not like change asked how soon I could make it again. Thanks for sharing recipe! I added mushrooms and water chestnuts.

  36. 5 stars
    I made this recipe last week. This was WAY better than takeout. I never write reviews for recipes I found from websites, but this was simple & spectacular. My boyfriend & I ate this so quick, we didn’t even speak during dinner! Super simple, flavorful & last us 2 days. Thank you.

    PS: Can I freeze prior to cooking? How long do you think it’d last? I would make broccoli fresh. Thank you!

    1. So glad you enjoyed the recipe, Mindy! I haven’t tried freezing it prior to cooking so I can’t say with certainty what the consistency would be. Do you mean freeze the sauce separately?

  37. 5 stars
    My first time making and it tastes delicious! My husband ask for seconds! It tastes so fresh too!

  38. 5 stars
    Great start for my recipe. I added carrots, red bell pepper, and cremini mushrooms and it turned out great.

  39. 5 stars
    I love this dish. I like spicy, I added some crushed red pepper flakes and green onions. My new go to meal.

  40. 5 stars
    I LOVE this recipe! It’s one of my favorite, go to dinners. Has anyone adapted this or tried it as is in the instant pot?

  41. I’m making it for lunch today. I googled for beef recipes and came across your page. Opted for green capsicum instead of broccoli. The aroma itself tells you it’s a delicious recipe! Thank you

    1. 5 stars
      I’ve made this recipe a half dozen times since I found it maybe a year ago and I’m making it again tonight. My kids LOVE it. I stretch how far it goes by serving it over some basmati rice but you could totally indulge and eat it by itself!

  42. 5 stars
    This dish is better than any beef and broccoli I’ve ever ordered/purchased from any restaurant/takeout. Absolutely delicious. Planning on making it this week again

  43. 5 stars
    Holy smokes!! We just finished eating this, and it is SO-O-O yummy!! It was a breeze to make, so this is now a definite addition to our dinner list for at home. It tastes better than takeout!!

  44. I just made a plant based version. I used Farm Boy Beef-Less Tenders, and switched out coloured peppers for brocolli and maple syrup instead of brown sugar.
    (These are what I had on hand)
    Delisious!!

  45. Awesome beef broccoli. I just made for lunch in the recipe I used 1 TB of brown sugar and add 1 1/2 T of Splenda
    Thank for this delicious recipe, it’s my go to when I’m too lazy to go get take out lol
    Do you have a recipe for orange chicken

  46. 5 stars
    Just finished making this and am eating it as I type. It is SO DELICIOUS, and ridiculously easy! The blanching of the broccoli was an excellent idea; I did make two minor changes– 1) I used temari for the soy sauce (temari is the original soy sauce, made entirely of soy; most non-temari is made with added wheat or barley to speed up fermentation, but temari (not a brand-name, just a classification) is pure soy and completely gluten-free if that matters to you. It’s also slightly less salty) and 2) I cooked the onions for a bit before adding the broccoli– can’t stand crunchy onions, it’s a personal thing. The flank steak was amazingly tender, and adding the cornstarch/water coating was new to me; interesting what a difference it made! Thank you for this, I’ll use it many times over.

  47. FYI – at the top of the recipe there is are buttons if you’d like to double or triple the recipe. Be aware that it will automatically adjust the ingredients on the list but not in the directions.

    1. Just finished making it and starting to eat. Delicious! I did not have low sodium soy sauce so I used regular… and I can see why you use low sodium! Too salty, don’t do like I did. Delicious anyway.

      1. Thanks for your note, Glenda – low-sodium soy sauce is essential. I’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe! :)

  48. 5 stars
    I have made this recipe MANY times! It is one of my family’s favorite meals! Works great with venison as well.

  49. I work for a residential facility for elderlies and the ladies live this so much, i served it with white rice and shrimp tempura and breaded eggplant. It was a great hit!!! Thank you.

    1. I’m thrilled you enjoyed the recipe, Dolores! And thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment!

  50. 5 stars
    Made this for dinner tonight. It was really easy and delicious. This will definitely become a regular meal at my house.

  51. 5 stars
    Very easy & tasteful. I used venison instead of beef and arrow root in place of corn starch. Both worked perfectly. It was a tad sweet for me as I dont use sugar at all.

    My finicky husband even enjoyed it!

  52. 5 stars
    yes i made this dish it was easy and delicious. i had it with stir-fry noodles. my kids and i enjoyed this meal. thank you

  53. 5 stars
    Just finished a bowl of this with basmati rice. It was an easy recipe, and I had just about everything on hand, with the exception of brown sugar. I substituted about the same amount of teriyaki sauce and a half-handful of regular sugar. I didn’t have the ginger and forgot the onion, but this was the best non-takeout beef and brocolli I’ve cooked!

    I’ll add that I brined my top sirloin beforehand because I knew I wanted it tender, and that was water, sugar, kosher salt and sambal chili paste. I just like how brining the thinly-sliced meat makes it more tender.

  54. I have not made this mouthwatering recipe yet. I am a diabetic and I cannot use soy sauce plus I have gouty arthritis which salt is a no-no. Can you reccommend a substitute for soy sauce. Thank You.

    1. Hi Candice! I’m not a nutritionist so I recommend doing your own research to find a substitute that is both diabetic friendly and low in sodium.

  55. 5 stars
    Excellent! I add a little crushed red pepper flake to the soy sauce mixture, but other than that it is exactly as written and always turns out perfect.

  56. 4 stars
    Really tasty and easy to make. Straight forward directions; Thank you. I will definately be adding this to the rotation!

  57. 4 stars
    Very good flavor. I used leftover ribeye steak and it was delicious. I did not add water to the corn starch and bee but rather put the beef and corn starch in a bag and coated with a few shakes. Added a little more water at the end. Came out great.

  58. 5 stars
    This recipe ruined restaurant beef & broccoli for us, it’s THAT good! It’s so easy to throw together for a week night meal. I typically cook it with frozen broccoli florets and it still tastes great. I tinkered with it a bit by only using 1/3 cup la choy soy sauce and 2 tbsp brown sugar, and I add 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes. Fantastic!

      1. Hi Brooke! My number 1 tip for using frozen veggies in stir-fry is to ensure you account for the extra water they release if you don’t thaw them ahead of time. As the frozen veggies cook, they’ll release water, and as long as your pan is not covered and you’re using medium-high heat, that water should evaporate quickly.

  59. 5 stars
    We are munching on the Easy Beef and Broccoli right now.
    Only complaint is from wifey, who thinks it is too hot ;-)

    It is definitely a keeper this recipe

  60. 3 stars
    This is a good basic beginner beef & broccoli recipe – Liked it sauce was a bit too salty for us so on my second attempt at the recipe I reduced the soya sauce to 1/4 cup & added beef stock unsalted. Was much better. You might consider adding a few drops to 1/2 tsp of sesame seed oil i found it gave the whole dish a bit more in depth flavour. Work well for GF folks –

      1. No I used low sodium on my you first try & Tamara sauce on the second try to keep it GF. Even at that it was too salty. Perhaps we are now sensitive to salt in our diet. Other than that the basic recipe was good, I would encourage folks to add the sesame oil to round out the flavour. Make sure you serve this with a good quality brown rice for extra nutrition.

  61. 5 stars
    I know it’s good when I start going around bragging about it.
    Even more so when my wife loves it right then and there I really appreciate that recipe.

    1. 3 stars
      I’ve tried several different beef broccoli stir fry recipes, and this one is definitely the tastiest and simplest to prepare. But, in what universe does this take only 10 minutes to prepare? For crying out loud, it takes a majority of the 10 minutes just to peel and mince the garlic and peel and grate the ginger. Forget about peeling and slicing the onion, chopping and washing the broccoli, and preparing the meat and sauce. Maybe if you’re Bobby Flay you can prepare this in 10 minutes, but the average person, if they’re being honest with themselves, cannot. Now, lots of recipes grossly understate the realistic preparation time, I just felt like calling out this one. I give this recipe 5 stars for taste, and 1 star for fantastically misleading the consumer on preparation time.

  62. 5 stars
    My family loves this recipe. We tried it with a dark soya sauce, and I don’t recommend.. Came out almost black!

  63. 5 stars
    I made this tonight for my husband’s birthday dinner. I’ve never made beef and broccoli before but I am so glad I found this recipe. I followed the recipe exactly (except I had to use a little more oil because of the type of pan I had available). It was a huge hit. I made a double batch, I look forward to having some for lunch tomorrow.

  64. 5 stars
    Absolutely delicious recipe! Thanks so much! I doubled the sauce and added 2 more tablespoons of brown sugar, the juice of one orange , and about 2-3tablespoons of honey it was perfect ! Also I was in a serious crunch so I used 90sec jasmine rice and steam in a bag broccoli and everything turned out better than the restaurant ❤️

  65. 4 stars
    Please read: DON’T USE REGULAR SOY SAUCE.
    I didn’t pay attention and used regular soy sauce and the result was terrible. I couldn’t eat the broccoli because it absorved too much salt. To help, I made some rice without salt and I could eat the meat with it just fine, but it wasn’t a pleasant experience.

    I’m giving it four stars because I didn’t like the texture when I put the meat with cornstarch in the pan. It was disgusting, really. Maybe it wasn’t even necessary.

  66. 5 stars
    I love how easy this meal is to track (and low sugar is a bonus) and is still so delicious! I can’t believe how quick and easy it is to make! Thank you! This is my new go to sauce recipe!

  67. I made this, used shaved beef from Kroger thinking it would work. It didn’t. Good flavor, terrible texture and consistency.

  68. 5 stars
    We always buy our Chinese food. Tonight I tried your recipe. My husband and 19 yr old grandson had multiple servings and said it was better than take out.
    It took less time than I thought and was so easy to do. Thank you for sharing.

  69. 5 stars
    I had sirloin steak on hand so I thinly sliced that instead of flank and it was perfect. I added some carrots for extra crunch. This recipe is truly better than takeout. It’s now a house favorite and I’ll have to keep it on rotation!

  70. 5 stars
    Omg this recipe was sooo easy to make and it was really good too. I made it and there was no left overs. I even doubled the recipe for a house of 5 people. This is a recipe I will be using every time! Ty so much for the tips too.

  71. 4 stars
    Just did this on the Blackstone and it was very good. I did use regular soy sauce and would definitely use low sodium. Also will probably add a little more ginger and some red pepper flakes or something else for a little spice. Whole family liked it, thank you for the recipe.

      1. 4 stars
        Definitely as good as or better than takeout! And healthy besides! Who da’ thought?? Thank you!

  72. 4 stars
    This recipe is great. I have found that it has very little sauce, so if you like sauce to put on the rice as well I’ve found it better to to double (or triple) the sauce.

  73. 5 stars
    Overall it was delicious. Not something I’d eat often, but definitely a nice meal to make if I’m craving Chinese food. I didn’t use low-sodium soy sauce, but will definitely opt for low-sodium next time. The soy sauce I used made the dish very salty but with white rice it helped tone it down. Thank you for the recipe!

  74. 4 stars
    This is a quick and easy recipe. I used a sliced precooked pot roast that I bought at Costco instead of flank steak. Coated the meat as directed. Quickly cooked for 3 minutes on medium heat as to not dry out the meat. Followed the remaining directions.

  75. 5 stars
    My husband loves this. I substituted riced cauliflower for the rice since he is on Keto. He said this is restaurant quality! Easy and delicious! I have made it several times!

  76. 5 stars
    Loved this dish! Very quick and easy to put together. I used dry ginger but not enough. Thinking of adding mushrooms and shoestring carrots next time.

  77. 5 stars
    This is authentic Chinese restaurant quality food. This is quality food that you prepare at home. Absolutely delicious.

  78. 5 stars
    Awesome! Because of the diet requirements, I did not serve it with rice, but I doubled the amount of broccoli- it turned out really good.

  79. 5 stars
    really quite good. I added some a few tables spoons oyster sauce and some cayenne to give it an added kick.

  80. 5 stars
    Delish. I pre seasoned the beef before slicing and mixing with the cornstarch. Had this recepie with yellow rice and it turned out amazing.

  81. thank you! so easy to adjust for our low sodium and low carb diets, and a great way to get veggies into my hubby!

  82. 4 stars
    I made this tonight and added some fresh pineapple to it. I am not crazy about ginger but I wanted to add a zest to it. I did add a dash or two of ginger seasoning. My husband and I both enjoyed the dish, but felt like it needed something else. (I guess more ginger. huh?)

  83. 5 stars
    Very nice, great for a quick weeknight meal, I used left over steak from the weekend, just sliced it up and added to the dish a couple of minutes before it was done.

  84. 5 stars
    Five stars!! I substituted the beef for tofu and added a pinch of red pepper flakes to the sauce!!! So delicious! Can’t wait to try it with the beef!!!!

  85. 5 stars
    I substituted the beef for tofu and added a pinch of red pepper seeds to the sauce!!! Delicious!!!!

    1. I’m done with takeout and grocery store beef and broccoli. This recipe was perfect served with sticky rice.

  86. 5 stars
    It came out so delicious, my son said it was better then from the restaurant. Thank you so much. I look forward to more recipes from you.

  87. 5 stars
    Have made this 3-4 times now; best beef and broccoli I have had. Very easy to follow recipe. Family loves it❤️

  88. 5 stars
    Probably the best Beef and Broccoli we have ever had. I’ll never be able to order it at a restaurant again.

      1. I am going to make this recipe. Just wondering if I could use frozen broccoli florets?

      2. Absolutely, Lisa! Just make sure you drain them after they thaw so you don’t have excess water in your sauce. :)

  89. 5 stars
    A 5 star recipe is a recipe where I don’t have to make any changes. This is it! This was exactly what I was craving (take out worthy but at home) and super quick to throw together. Perfect for a weekday meal or if you’re short on time and hubby is already on his way home will be adding to the monthly rotation! Thanks Just A Taste!

    Double the recipe for leftovers. This made enough for 3 nice size portions.

  90. 5 stars
    A 5 star recipe is a recipe where I don’t have to make any changes. This is it! This was exactly what I was craving (take out worthy but at home) and super quick to throw together. Perfect for a weekday meal or if you’re short on time and hubby is already on his way home will be adding to the monthly rotation! Thanks Just A Taste!

  91. 5 stars
    Super easy and my family loved it. I’ve added this as a go-to for a quick and easy (and impressive!) dinner on busy work days. I know I’m cooking a great meal for my family instead of just ‘dialing it in’ and cooking just to have something to eat.

    1. 5 stars
      Made this tonight! I doubled the sauce recipe so I could cook some extra veggies that the rest of the family doesn’t like! We let the onions and added shredded carrots to cook down before adding the broccoli. I cooked mushrooms and snow peas separately and spooned some sauce on them to flavor them. Served with rice noodles. Definitely a hit. No leftovers!!

  92. 5 stars
    this recipe works, but didnt taste like take out. I dont know if you skipped seasoning with salt and pepper before frying meat or if it was intentionally not seasoned, but it came out too mild for me. So I added eel sauce after to boost the flavors and salt and pepper. But as far as components, and presentation, and preparation, this is a winner. Very easy, but make sure to season meat.

  93. 5 stars
    Made it for the first time tonight , it was easy to prepare and quick especially after working all day. Very tasty it is a keeper will make it again . The only problem is there are no leftovers may have to double the recipe next time . Thanks alot for good healthy meal.

  94. 5 stars
    I made this for dinner last night and it was delicious!! The best homemade beef and broccoli I’ve ever tasted!! The recipe was so easy to follow too!!

      1. A little too thick for us. I’d use less cornstarch next time and add red pepper flakes for some heat. Also I might add more broccoli a little less meat. For my first time making beef n broccoli good recipe to follow.

  95. 5 stars
    My daughter is allergic to soy, so I omitted the Soy Sauce and used beef broth. Individuals can add soy sauce if they want it. I also put the cooked rice under the beef & broccoli to avoid self-servers skipping the rice. It was GREAT!

  96. 5 stars
    This was delicious! And even better the next day for lunch! I served it over Jasmine rice. Definitely going into our regular rotation.

  97. 5 stars
    I served over cauliflower rice for a low(er) carb diet, and it was amazing! A fantastic recipe to treat ourselves without ordering in.

  98. The recipe worked great, it turned out wonderful, especially using the low sodium soy sauce, it was delicious

  99. 5 stars
    Easy to make! My husband had 2
    Servings and he said it was really good (I’m not a good cook at all). Glad I decided to go with this recipe and not the other one I saw online. Will definitely make this again!

  100. 5 stars
    Best Beef and Broccoli recipe I’ve tried!! I printed it off so I could make this one every time.

  101. 5 stars
    This recipe is great! I’ve made it twice now! The whole family likes it, and it’s super easy.. (I don’t usually review recipes, THAT’S how good this is!) Thank you

    1. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review, Theresa! I’m thrilled your family has been enjoying the recipe!

  102. Is there a low-sugar alternative? 6 tablespoons is way over the RDI. I really want to try the recipe but can’t consciously add that much into a dish that’s not at least a dessert.

    1. Hi Jessica – This recipe calls for 3 Tablespoons of packed light brown sugar but feel free to reduce it to suit your taste. :)

  103. 5 stars
    Easy Beef & Broccoli lived up to its name and is so simple and delicious! I marinated the meat with soy sauce, ginger and garlic for a few hours before I found this recipe. The only other thing I added were red pepper flakes. This is going into the rotation as it was a hands down winner with everyone in the family! Thanks for such a great recipe and the special tip to ensure the broccoli stays bright.

  104. 5 stars
    This was super flavorful! I was looking for a quick beef & broccoli recipe, and yours popped up. I did not have low-sodium soy sauce, so cut that to about 1/3 c. and added water. The garlic & ginger made the sauce pop! Do recommend the extra blanching or pre-steaming of the broccoli as you suggested if you don’t want it too crunchy.

  105. 5 stars
    So easy and delicious. I had ingredients on hand and needed a healthy last-minute meal. It was a bit of a lifesaver! We used a little extra broccoli and a little less beef. Sending it to my daughter– crazy busy in grad school, but she’ll have time to make this.
    thank you!

  106. 5 stars
    This recipe was so easy and delicious. I used leftover tri tip and it still came out great.

  107. Very delicious and definitely will make it again! Thank you for showing us readers how easy it is to make this beautiful dish!

  108. 4 stars
    This is all I’ve been craving since the gyms have opened up and now I get to make it at home for meal prep. Flavor heaven. Thanks a bunch!

  109. 5 stars
    Good recipe! I added some sesame oil when sautéing the beef as I love the flavor that it imparts to Asian dishes. I had some fresh mushroom that needed to be used, so added those, along with some matchstick carrots. My family really enjoyed this dish, and we will have again soon.

  110. 5 stars
    Super easy, super tasty and super quick. This is a really good recipe and I will make it my new go to. I only used 1/2 the amount of soy sauce though, which was totally fine, just added water. This was to reduce my sodium, not for flavor reasons. I’m so glad I chose this recipe.

  111. 5 stars
    Incredibly good sauce! I couldn’t believe I was the cook who produced it. Tasted like an up market Chinese restaurant. I did not have beef stock that other recipes required, so I found this recipe. I added more ginger, and substituted mushrooms for the onions, due to an onion sensitivity. I also used sirloin steak, because I had no flank on hand. Forgot to cook a starch, so had it without, but did not even miss it. It will now be on my regular rotation!!

      1. 5 stars
        This recipe was quick and easy. My family of 7 loved it. The flavor of the sauce was just like our favorite Chinese restaurant.

  112. 5 stars
    Delicious. I cut the recipe in half because I didn’t have enough broccoli and, with a side of rice, it was still able to feed my family of 3 with one serving left over. I used a coulotte (picanha) steak cut into strips and it was melt-in-your-mouth tender. Saving this one.

  113. 5 stars
    At first I was like ughh fresh ginger, but just so happens I had just bought some earlier in the week, I love the way ginger smells….
    Love the recipe i have to wait for hubby to get home and try it will follow up tomorrow..

    1. 5 stars
      This was fast and easy! Loved it especially for a FT working mom who is pregnant and has a toddler this was perfect for me because the last thing I want to do is spend all night in the kitchen. Made with califlower rice. Great low carb option

  114. 5 stars
    Holy moly! This is an absolute must try!! Hubby found this recipe when he was off work today and when I got home we made it together. My entire family was blown away and they would now like for us to add it to our weekly meal plan! Weekly y’all! It was so easy to make. THANK YOU!

  115. 4 stars
    This one is a winner. This is the first time I made beef and broccoli. The kids loved it! I am going to up the broccoli next time, because I like broccoli, but also to get more broccoli in my kids. :)

  116. Be sure to use low-sodium soy sauce. I only had regular on hand which made it just a bit too salty. Otherwise it was a great recipe — we’ll definitely do it again!

  117. 4 stars
    I’m not sure if I misjudged the amount of ginger necessary but this tasted more like a garlic ginger beef recipe that just happened to have broccoli and onion in it. Still very tasty, and I’d definitely make it again, but I might switch up the broccoli for some red and yellow bell peppers.

  118. 5 stars
    I have never eaten Beef and Broccoli but this sounded so good I had to try it. My grown son loved it and went back for 2nds and I still have enough for dinner today. The only thing I changed was adding a little more brown sugar. This recipe is a winner and I’ll be making it again.

  119. 5 stars
    Kelly!!! Girlllll! I have made this recipe EXACTLY (no kind of changes) about 3 times now!! And it’s absolutely GREAT every single time!! Thank you so much for your awesome recipe & for sharing it with the world! I have recommended it at least 5 times to friends!! Take care & keep up the amazing work!!

  120. This was awesome! It’s a good thing I made 1.5x the recipe and got 6 servings out of that. Plated with a drizzle of sesame oil, green onions and sesame seeds. Yummm!

  121. 5 stars
    This was really yummy. We had grilled an extra steak and sliced it up. It gave it a nice flavor and texture. In order to keep the carbs down we used sugar-free brown sugar and went light on the corn starch. Very delicious.I originally was going to make this recipe but I’m down with my back so the hubs took over and it was delicious !

  122. I love this we make it a lot. But I would say I can never get 4 servings out of this only three.

  123. 5 stars
    My husband and I really enjoyed this recipe! I get to eat a little more of it fir lunch tomorrow…I’ll make it again!
    Thanks!

  124. 5 stars
    I used firm tofu instead of beef and I air fried the tofu to give it a little extra texture, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. It came out fantastic and will definitely be making it again and again and again. My bestie recommended this recipe to me and I’m a fan! Thanks for sharing Kelly :)

  125. 5 stars
    Great, terrific and easy recipe! A quick weeknight meal. So tasty. My husband had seconds! ;) Thank you!

  126. 5 stars
    Recipe was very simple and tasted delicious! My family loved it even my daughter who doesn’t eat veggies. Will definitely be making this dish again.

  127. 5 stars
    Made this tonight for dinner! This was really good! My only problem (which was something I probably did) was that it was a tad salty. Next time I’m going to try and add a touch of honey to counteract the salt, and maybe lay off the soy sauce! Otherwise this was delicious! Thank you for the recipe!

  128. So I have been craving Chinese food and thought I would give it a try at home. I was impressed with my efforts, thank you, saving this recipe as a go to for our household. Absolute yum!

  129. 5 stars
    I have searched and searched for beef and broccoli recipes that are not sickeningly sweet and this was a winner. I used leftover tenderloin and frozen broccoli florets and it was a HUGE hit with me and my family! Thanks for such a great recipe!

  130. 5 stars
    This is really good, I’ve made it twice, but my beef sticks to the pan really bad. How do you get around that?

    1. Hi Rachel! Are you using a nonstick pan and are you allowing the oil to become hot before adding the beef? You might also want to try adding more vegetable oil to your pan next time. :)

  131. 5 stars
    Sooo good! I substituted chicken for the beef (cause it’s what I had on hand) and added some sliced red bell pepper just because. Served over rice, and ate two full plates! 10/10, would make again!!! Can’t wait for my leftovers tomorrow. Thank you!

  132. 5 stars
    Great to make this at home, so it’s healthier and so delicious. I added more ginger. I really like ginger!

  133. 5 stars
    This recipe is fantastic and as easy to make as promised! I was looking for some new meals to make for my family of 4 and this was the perfect addition. I tried it a week ago for the first time and my husband has already requested I make it again! It is now his new favorite for sure and mine as well! Thank you!

  134. 4 stars
    Healthy Tasty and Quick! Thank you so much! Definitely a keeper!
    I used Flank steak and it was not as tender. There’s a method using baking soda to tenderize which worked before.

  135. 5 stars
    Wow, This was the best, easiest beef and broccoli I’ve made yet! Thank you, you really nailed the sauce, it was perfect!

  136. 5 stars
    I made this the other night and it was so easy and so delicious! Only thing I did was add some sliced water chestnuts for added crunch and next time I’ll make additional sauce because my husband and I really enjoyed it over rice and needed more. As with other recipes of yours, this one is a keeper!

  137. You know what would be a really cool addition to recipes? It seem NO ONE is doing it. That is to offer two other options: 1. “Cooking for One”–LOTS of us Sr. Citizens love to cook, but we live alone. I don’t mind having some leftovers, but I don’t want to cook for 4. 2. Include adjustments to use other leftovers–like extra roast beef (already cooked). . .
    Thanks for listening.

    1. Hi Gale! You can actually adjust the ingredient measurements by hovering your cursor over the SERVINGS above and sliding the bar right or left. :)

  138. I tried this recipe tonight. It was soooo good. I didn’t have an onion, but used up some mushrooms I had instead. I also added about a cup of water when I added the sauce. Maybe I put more broccoli (didn’t measure that). I can’t wait to try the orange chicken.

  139. 5 stars
    I enjoyed it very much. Substituted a bag of frozen mixed veggies and powdered ginger cause I didn’t have fresh. I will definitely be adding this to my book of dinners, thanks!

  140. 5 stars
    In my defense, I tripled the recipe the first time I made it (so it took forever to cut up my meat), and made some last second alterations but, dang it was worth it! I didn’t quite have enough corn starch so I subbed in some coconut flour (worked perfectly). Subbed in coconut aminos for part of the soy sauce (wanted the sweeter flavor profile). Splashed in some fish sauce. Added a little sesame oil (because I practically live off the stuff), and lastly I used a mix of coconut sugar and trivia brown sugar blend to keep the carbs a little lower. Also was a little lazy and used frozen, steam-in-bag broccoli but it worked great! Everyone went bonkers for it! I have no doubt it would’ve been amazing the way it was written too! :) definitely making again.

  141. 5 stars
    Substituted soy sauce for 1/4 cup water and 1/4 cup fish sauce. It was amazing! Officially our family recipe! Thank you for sharing!

  142. 2 stars
    Sauce was a little bland and had WAY too much garlic. I love garlic, but that is all it tastes like…I’d recommend using 1/2 or a 1/4 the amount. It also took much longer to make than it says in the recipe. Though the instructions worked out. Good base recipe.

  143. 3 stars
    Am I the only one that thought this was so salty? I followed recipe to a T I had to land up adding some water and it was still so salty. Might just be me and I appreciate you posting recipes to try! I did use low sodium soy sauce, maybe I will try again and use 1/4 cup soy sauce and the rest water.

  144. This was such a good recipe. Both my husband and I loved it! Will be making again in the future :) Thank you!

  145. Simple, fast and yummy. I always thought it would be more difficult to make, it wasn’t. My roommates LOVED it!

  146. 5 stars
    Amazing!!! It tastes EXACTLY like the beef and broccoli the Chinese restaurant down the street has. And it’s so quick!! It was done before we had the rice ready to go with it. We used 1/2 teaspoon each garlic powder and ground ginger instead of the real stuff and it was perfect!

  147. 5 stars
    Very simple, quick recipe. My kids wanted to know which restaurant I bought it from :)

    I made it with tofu for my husband wh doesn’t eat beef and it was a good substitute for the beef.

  148. I made this tonight. I thought it was delicious. I followed the recipe with the exception that I used beef broth instead of water and more of it.

  149. 5 stars
    This is the best beef and broccoli recipe I’ve ever made! Super simple and easy to follow. I switched the corn starch for arrowroot flour because we don’t each it. It turned out perfectly. We’ve even made this without the beef when we make a meal with broccoli. So good!

  150. 5 stars
    Love this! It’s the family favorite w the kids and hubby. I only really make when flank steak is on sale at my butcher tends to be pricy..

  151. i made this. very easy and quik to make. personal preference i found it a touch to heavy on the ginger and soy. my husband, who will drink soy right from the bottle thought it was great. next time i make it i will cut back on the ginger and substitute some of the soy for beef broth. but will definately make it again

  152. i made this. it was really good. personal preference, i found it abit to heavy on the ginger and the soy. my husband who will drink soy right from the bottle thought i was crazy. he loved it.

  153. Made it but used regular white sugar as a substitute for brown sugar because I was all out but it came out just as great.

  154. 5 stars
    My family likes this dish and I love that it’s fast easy and healthy. I make it at least once a month, especially if I’m running late from work or shopping.

  155. 5 stars
    We love broccoli but I usually don’t try too many different ways to cook it. I was pleasantly surprised how much my husband liked this dish. We will be adding this as one of our regular dinners

  156. 5 stars
    Love, love the flavor. My husband and I found it absolutely delicious.
    Can’t wait to make it for my daughter and her family.

  157. 5 stars
    My husband and I loved this dish. The only changes I made were that I used ground ginger and garlic powder and added a sliced bell pepper to the mix. The flavor was delicious!

  158. 5 stars
    Made this last night for my husband, he loved it so much that he wants me to make again tonight! Super easy and the only ingredient I didn’t have was fresh ginger, improvised with a little ground ginger but next time I’ll be better prepared

  159. 5 stars
    I used leftover steak and frozen broccoli, it what I had in frig. It turned out great for a quick meal. I can only imagine how good it will be with fresh ingredients.

  160. 5 stars
    AH-MAZING!! Family loved it!!
    Said the house smelled like a Chinese restaurant and tasted better than our local take out!! LOL
    Used 1/2 sesame oil and 1/2 olive oil.
    Served with side of garlicy bok choy. YUM!!

  161. 5 stars
    AH-MAZING!! Family loved it!! The house smelled incredible. The said it was better than Chinese take out!! LOL
    I used 1/2 sesame oil and 1/2 olive oil.
    Made garlicy bok choy for a side.

  162. 5 stars
    So easy to make and absolutely delicious. Easily a new easy impressive go to for me. Thanks so much.
    Many more flavors then from restaurants. Yummy!!!

  163. 5 stars
    Awesome! Used 1/2 sesame oil, 1/2 avocado oil, and sprinkled with sesame seeds for serving. Otherwise, followed recipe. My teenage son loved it. We will definitely put this in the rotation.

  164. 4 stars
    Not sure where I went wrong but somehow ended up with no sauce lol. Still tastes good! I’ll have to try it again. Thanks for sharing :)

  165. 5 stars
    Super good thank you. Because I didn’t want to go to the store, I used ground beef, and zucchini instead. The sauce was perfect for it.

  166. Wow! What a fabulous recipe! I have one picky eater and one who eats almost everything. It was a hit for both! I hope to add this to our bi-weekly menu, it is so simple and delicious ❤️

  167. 5 stars
    My family LOVE LOVE LOVES this recipe. Its quick and easy, and even my picky eaters love it! It has now become a staple meal in our house because its ready so quickly and everyone will eat it (& argue over who gets any leftovers). I am not a fan of most broccoli beefs, but this is amazing. We like to double the sauce and add cauliflower when its in season. The only thing we om