Sliced Beef With Black Beans & Chinese Broccoli on Rice

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“In New York City’s Chinatown restaurants, you can order dishes of fish, meat or other foods on/over white rice and a meal for one person. However, this recipe will serve two or more… This sliced beef with black beans, Chinese broccoli and with white rice is “My take” on this easy-to-make and tasty beef dish.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  2. 2. Slice the meat at an angle and into thin bite size pieces, then add to a bowl.
  3. 3. Add to the meat bowl, 2 tablespoons oil, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, dark soy sauce, 1 tablespoon rice wine, sugar, 2 teaspoons cornstarch, salt & pepper to taste, mix well and let sit for 20 minutes.
  4. 4. Remove and discard the leafy part of the Chinese broccoli, cut the stems at an angle and into bite side pieces (if the stems are very thick cut lengthwise), set a side.
  5. 5. In a cup add the dried salted black beans, rinse briefly and discard the water, add 2 tablespoons (or more) rice wine to cover, let sit for 20 minutes.
  6. 6. Grate the ginger and add to the black bean cup.
  7. 7. In a cup add 3 tablespoons stock, 1 tablespoons light soy sauce and 2 teaspoons cornstarch, stir to create a watery mixture, set aside.
  9. 9. Bring a small pot of water to a boil, add 1/8 teaspoon salt (and or a little oil) and then add the cut up broccoli and par-boil for about 1 minute, drain and set aside.
  10. 10. In a wok (or Teflon pan) add 1 tablespoon peanut oil, then add the par-boiled broccoli and cook stir for 1 minute, then add 1 tablespoon rice wine and continue to stir-fry for 1 more minute, then remove and set aside.
  11. 11. In a wok (or Teflon pan) add about 2 tablespoons of peanut oil and heat to moderate hot (not to the point of smoking).
  12. 12. Next add the black beans, garlic and stir for 15-30 seconds, then add the meat and stir-fry for about 3 minutes, (making sure not to overcook the meat).
  13. 13. Add back the broccoli and stir-fry briefly, then add the stock & cornstarch mixture and stir to thicken (may need to add a little more stock and cornstarch mixture as needed), then add 1 teaspoon sesame oil and with one quick stir you are almost finished.
  14. 14. On a serving plate add some hot white rice and on top (or on the side) add meat and broccoli.
  15. 15. Enjoy.
  16. 16. NOTES:
  17. 17. You can substitute Chinese green vegetables, string beans, or fried tofu for example…. And again you can also use American broccoli to your liking as well.
  18. 18. Increase the amount of meat, vegetables and ingredients if serving more then 2 people.

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