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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Broccoli and Beef

This delicious dish is very popular and marinating the beef in oil gives the taste to this recipe.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • Beef - 1/2 kg
  • Egg - 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking wine - 1 tbsp
  • Corn flour - 1 tbsp
  • Water - 2 tbsp
  • Broccoli - 1 pound
  • Oil
  • Cooking Oil - 1 Cup
  • Soya Sauce - 5 tbsp
  • Sugar
  • Sesame Oil
  • Crushed garlic Cloves
  • Chicken Broth 1/2 Cup
  • Corn Starch - 2 tbsp


In a bowl add the sliced beef, salt, pepper, lemon juice and the items to marinade the beef. Keep aside for 2-3 hours to marinade. Add olive oil and mix well. In a deep frying pan add oil and deep fry the beef. Fry until the beef is cooked. Remove the beef and keep aside in a plate. Add 1 cup of water and boil it. Add the broccoli. Cover with a lid and cook until the broccoli is cooked. Drain the water. In a pan add oil and fry the finely chopped onions along with minced garlic. Fry for 2 mins. Add the vegetables which are chopped finely in to small pieces. Mix the beef with vegetables and fry for 5 mins. Add the sauce. Add cornstarch and mix thoroughly and to make the mixture thick. Serve hot.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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