Garlic and Ginger Beef with Broccoli (Gluten Free, Soy Free)
 
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This paleo friendly recipe aims to recreate the flavors of basic Chinese takeout beef with broccoli.
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Recipe type: main dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons coconut aminos (divided)
  • 1½ tablespoons sesame oil (divided)
  • 3 drops fish sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon dried ginger
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic powder (divided)
  • ¼ cup beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot powder
  • 2-3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 pound grass fed beef sirloin, skirt, or flank steak, cut across the grain into ¼ inch slices
  • 1 head fresh broccoli, cut into florets
  • sesame seeds (optional)
Instructions
  1. Prepare the marinade by mixing 2 tablespoons coconut aminos, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, fish sauce (if using), ginger, and ½ teaspoon garlic in bowl.
  2. Add beef and let marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce by combining broth, 3 tablespoons coconut aminos, ½ teaspoon sesame oil, ½ teaspoon garlic, and arrowroot powder. Set aside.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons coconut oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Cook sirloin in a single layer for 1-2 minutes. Turn and cook other side for 1-2 minutes or until browned.
  6. Remove meat and set aside. If pan is dry, add another tablespoon of coconut oil.
  7. Add broccoli and cook for about 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  8. Add 2 tablespoons of water and cover pan for 2-3 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring constantly, until broccoli reaches desired level of doneness.
  9. Return beef to the pan, add sauce, combine well.
  10. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.
Recipe by Gutsy By Nature at https://gutsybynature.com/2014/01/26/paleo-beef-with-broccoli/