Healthy Beef and Broccoli Recipe

Marinade Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb Flank Steak
  • 3 tbsp Red wine
  • 3 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Dijon
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced

Main Ingredients

  • 2 Shallots, peeled & thinly sliced
  • 1 inch Fresh Ginger, peeled & finely chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, peeled & finely chopped
  • 1 head Broccoli, trimmed & cut into equal sized florets
  • 1 cup White Wine
  • 1/2 cup Beef Broth
  • 1/3 cup Organic Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Golden Cane Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Corn Starch
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  • Place steak in an air-tight container
  • Whisk all marinade ingredients together in a mixing bowl
  • Pour marinade mixture over the steak and massage thoroughly into the meat, seal tightly and refrigerate overnight
  • Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium heat
  • Add a generous tbsp of olive oil to the skillet and grill the steak for 3 1/2 minutes on each side, until the steak has an internal temp of 100°F
  • Remove skillet from heat, cover and let the flank steak cook using the skillet’s residual heat for an additional 5 minutes
  • Transfer the steak to a cutting board to rest
  • Return the empty skillet over medium heat
  • Add a bit of olive oil to the skillet if necessary, then add shallots to the skillet
  • Sauté the shallots while stirring for 2 minutes
  • Add ginger & garlic to the skillet and sauté while stirring for another minute
  • Deglaze the skillet with the white wine, then quickly add broccoli florets to the skillet
  • Reduce heat to medium-low, cover the skillet before the wine is completely dissolved and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Transfer the broccoli to a separate dish and set aside
  • Increase heat back to medium, add beef broth, soy sauce and brown sugar to the skillet
  • In a small bowl, dissolve the corn starch with a bit of water then add it to the skillet
  • Bring the sauce to a gentle boil for 3 minutes until it has thickened nicely
  • Reduce heat to low, add steak drippings to the skillet
  • Cut the flank steak in half with the grain, then slice each piece against the grain into thin strips
  • Return broccoli and sliced beef to skillet and warm everything through for 2 minutes
  • Serve over steamed rice with green onions & sesame seeds for garnish

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