Stir-Fried Beef with Broccoli

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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This is an easy and satisfying staple to have in your repertoire, and it’s better than any takeout you can order. It begins with beef cooked in a super-hot pan to sear it and give it an almost smoky flavor. The beef is removed from the pan and the Chinese trinity is added, followed by the broccoli and sauce, and then the meat is returned. It’s a simple, nutritious dish, a perfect weeknight meal. If you have the time, cut everything up long before you cook it, even the evening before—makes t