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Beef with Garlic Sauce

Our beef with garlic sauce is the easy, hearty dish you've been looking for! This simple stir fry gives you tender, juicy beef and crisp broccoli in a flavorful garlic sauce. Serve it on a bed of rice or noodles for a delicious Asian-inspired meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: chinese food, stir fry, take out
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 219kcal


  • Large bowl
  • Large skillet or wok


  • 1 pound flank steak or sirloin cut into small, short strips
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch plus more as needed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • ½ tablespoon ginger grated
  • 2 cups broccoli chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • teaspoon garlic powder
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup rice cooked, optional, for serving
  • white sesame seeds optional, for garnish
  • green onions optional, for garnish


  • Place beef in large bowl and add cornstarch. Toss until beef is lightly coated, then set aside.
    Beef strips in large bowl
  • In large skillet over medium-high heat, warm sesame oil until it begins to shimmer, then add garlic. Stirring frequently, cook garlic until golden and fragrant, approximately 1 minute.
    Garlic and sesame oil in a large skillet
  • Add ginger to skillet. Cook approximately 1 minute.
  • Stir in beef. Cook approximately 4 minutes, then add broccoli, soy sauce, garlic powder, and pepper. Stir to coat. Cook until meat is browned and broccoli is bright green.
    Beef and broccoli in large skillet
  • Remove from heat. Serve alone or over rice or noodles. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions (optional).


Recipe yields approximately 4 servings. Nutritional values shown reflect the information for 1 serving out of 4. Nutritional information shown does not include rice, sesame seeds, or green onions. Macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands of ingredients used.
To determine the size of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed, then weigh the entire finished recipe. Divide the total weight of the recipe (not including the weight of the bowl, pot, or plate the food is in) by 4. Result will be the weight of one serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 579mg | Potassium: 565mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 284IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg | Net Carbs: 5g