Food To Be Fit: Buddha-ful Beef & Broccoli

Simple, delicious, and different! I don't usually cook asian-style dishes in my kitchen, but they taste just so damn good! This is a light version of beef & broccoli, and it is just as delicious as the original recipe. Taking under 45 minutes to make, and using lots of fresh vegetables, this will become a family staple, and a healthy comfort food. Happy eating!

Ingredients:DSC_0342

  • Wild rice
  • ¼ cup low sodium soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • ¼ tsp konjac flour
  • 1 boneless sirloin steak, cut into strips
  • 2 tsp grapeseed oil
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup vertically sliced red onionDSC_0347
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onion
 

Instructions:

  1. Cook rice according to the package directions.DSC_0348
  2. Combine soya sauce, konjac flour and hoisin in a medium bowl. Add beef; toss to coat. Remove beef, reserving marinade.
  3. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add beef to the pan; cook until browned, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove beef from pan. Add broccoli, red onion, carrot, water, and sesame oil to pan, and cook until broccoli is crisp-tender, approximately 4 minutes. Add marinade to pan; bring to a boil.
  5. Add beef to the pan, and cook until thoroughly heated.DSC_0351
  6. Serve over rice & sprinkle with green onions.

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