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RECIPE

Rachael’s Chinese Beef and Broccoli with Black Bean Sauce

This recipe originally appeared on the Rachael Ray Show. For more recipes and videos from the show visit RachaelRayShow.com.

Ingredients

For the rice:
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • Salt
  • 1 cup white long grain rice
For the beef marinade:
  • 1 ¼ to 1 ½ pounds thin sirloin steaks or flank steak, thinly sliced on bias
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground Sichuan pepper
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
For the sauce and stir fry:
  • About ⅓ cup black bean sauce
  • About ¼ cup Shaoxing Chinese rice wine, or dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha or chili paste, optional
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ cup chicken or beef stock , or bone broth
  • 4 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 leek, quartered and washed, thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ inches ginger, chopped into thin matchsticks or grated
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced or chopped
  • 1 pound broccoli tops or 1 large bunch broccolini, thinly sliced and cut into 1 ½-inch pieces
  • 1 red chili pepper, thinly sliced

Preparation

For the rice, heat 1 ½ cups water to boil, salt it and add the rice, then stir and cover and cook about 15-18 minutes. Turn off heat, and fluff with fork to serve.

Meanwhile, for the beef, combine beef and marinade and let stand 15 minutes.

For the sauce, whisk up sauce in a medium bowl: black bean sauce, rice wine or sherry, chili sauce, cornstarch and stock or broth – reserving oil for stir-frying the vegetables.

For the stir-fry, heat a large cast-iron skillet or large frying pan over medium-high to high heat. Add 2 tablespoons oil, brown meat well and remove to a plate.

Add remaining oil to pan, 2 turns of the pan, then add the leeks, ginger, garlic, broccoli and chili pepper, toss 2-3 minutes, add ¼ cup water and cover 2 minutes, then add back beef and black bean sauce, thicken, and toss to combine.

Fluff rice and serve topped with beef and broccoli in black bean sauce.

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