Thursday, December 19, 2013

A Great Beef Stir Fry for the Family

Here is a special beef stir fry recipe that is great for holiday season and is pocket friendly too.  Of so many recipes in the internet this particular recipe has gone viral due to public demand. This was popularized in the internet by some celebrities before and has been the subject of talks inside homes.  Try them and be one of the guys who talks about it.

BEEF STIR FRY WITH BROCCOLINI:  The original recipe here can yield six servings. Preparation and cooking time is from 30 to 60 minutes.

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 garlic, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds flank steak, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce—low sodium
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • For the broccolini:
  • 2 cups chopped broccolini (1 bunch)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 2 Anaheim chilies, chopped with seeds and ribs removed
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

  • Begin by preparing all the ingredients according to the instructions above.
  • Then prepare your marinade.  Mix together the orange juice, sesame oil, garlic in a medium size mixing bowl.  Then toss in the sliced steak and turn to make sure they coat well. Marinade in your refrigerate for twenty minutes or up to 2 hours if you have the time.
  • Then drain the marinade from the steak, but reserve two tablespoons of it before discarding the rest.  Add one teaspoon of cornstarch to the marinade and reserve. 
  • Begin frying by heating three tablespoons of olive oil in a wok or a large skillet over high heat on your American stove.  Then add the onion and curry powder and sauté until onions are translucent for about three minutes. 
  • Then add the flank steak and sauté them until browned for about five minutes.  Continue to add the marinade mixture with the tomatoes and soy sauce and bring it to a boil then simmer until the sauce thickens for about a minute. 
  • Remove from heat then add the parsley and cilantro.  You can add salt and pepper for seasoning.
  • For the broccolini:  Heat a large pot of salted water to boiling point. Then add the broccolini and simmer for a minute and drain the water and rinse it with cold water.
  • Then heat a large pan over medium heat and add olive oil.
  • Cook the onions and sauté until translucent for about three minutes.
  • Then add the ginger, the garlic, the sesame seeds, curry powder and tomato paste and sauté for another two minutes. 
  • Then add the broccolini, chilies, soy sauce, the lime juice, sesame oil, the vinegar and scallions and continue to stir until the broccolini is heated through for two minutes.  Add salt and pepper for seasoning.
  • Serve the beef stir fry side by side with the broccolini while hot.  Great if paired with hot steaming rice. This beef stir fry will surely surprise your family and really taste good. Enjoy and happy holidays.
You can also visit here to learn on how to cook Beef Stir Fry.

No comments:

Post a Comment