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Beef With Broccoli

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Ingredients
  Lean round steak 1 Pound
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Cornstarch 5 Teaspoon, divided (1 Tablespoon Plus 2 Teaspoon)
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon, divided
  Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon, divided
  Reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 Teaspoon, divided
  Salt 1 Teaspoon, divided
  Fresh broccoli 1 Pound
  Canned low sodium chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Undiluted)
  Hoisin sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Ground white pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Safflower oil 1 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh ginger root 1 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh garlic 2 Teaspoon
  Sweet red pepper 1 Medium, cut into julienne strips
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon, toasted
Directions

Partially freeze steak; slice diagonally across grain into 3- x Winch strips.
Combine 1 tablespoon dry sherry, 2 teaspoons cornstarch, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl; stir well.
Add meat, tossing gently; cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
Trim off large leaves of broccoli, and remove rough ends of lower stalks.
Wash broccoli thoroughly.
Cut off flowerets, and set aside.
Cut stalks into Winch slices; set aside.
Combine 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 1 tablespoon dry sherry in a small bowl; stir well.
Add chicken broth, hoisin sauce, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and white pepper; stir well and set aside.
heat electric wok or nonstick skillet to 325°.
Add safflower oil; allow to heat 1 minute.
Add gingerroot and garlic; stir-fry 30 seconds.
Add beef and marinade,- stir-fry 1 minute.
Add broccoli and sweet red pepper,stir-fry 2 minutes.
Add cornstarch mixture, stirring constantly.
Cover wok, reduce heat, and cook 2 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened.
Sprinkle with sesame seed.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Beef

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