Szechuan Beef Stir-fry
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 15 minutes
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Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 1/2 - lb(s) beef for stirfry
  • 1/4 - cup(s) chicken broth
  • 2 - Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 - Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 2 - cup(s) frozen broccoli florets
  • 1 - Tbsp cornstarch
  • Garnish: - chopped peanuts**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - frozen egg rolls**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. If needed, thinly slice the sirloin steak, slicing across the grain of the meat. Place into shallow dish for marinating.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the chicken broth, soy sauce, sesame oil, and minced garlic. Pour the marinade over the sliced beef and let marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.*
  3. Cut the onion into large chunks.
  4. Cook rice and egg rolls, as directed.
  5. To a large skillet or wok, add the beef slices and marinade and saute over high heat for 5 minutes. Add the onion chunks and broccoli florets and saute for a few more minutes. If needed, mix the cornstarch with equal amount of water and whisk into the sauce to thicken it. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes, while sauce thickens. Garnish with chopped peanuts.
  6. Serve Szechuan Beef Stir-fry over rice with egg rolls.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Thinly slice the 2 sirloin steaks, slicing across the grain of the meat (if needed.)
  2. Cut 2 onions into large chunks.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lb. beef for stirfry
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • Half of the chopped onion
  • 2 cups frozen broccoli florets

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to skillet or wok for cooking. Stir in cornstarch and water, as directed in the recipe.

Special notes

Look for the pre-cut strips of beef in your grocery store. If you don’t find any, purchase a sirloin steak and slice it across the grain to create beef stir-fry strips.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when you use gluten-free soy sauce. If needed, use alternative side dish for the frozen eggrolls.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Szechuan Beef Stir-fry

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and saute in wok or skillet over high heat, until beef is cooked through and veggies are softened. Stir in the cornstarch with equal parts water at the end of cooking, to thicken the sauce.
Serve over rice with egg rolls.