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Sichuan Beef and Broccoli

Sichuan Beef and Broccoli is a classic spicy super Chinese stir fry dish you can have ready in less than 15 minutes. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Mains
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 2
Calories: 648kcal
Author: HWC Magazine


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
    peeled and minced
  • 1 inch ginger
    knob peeled and grated or minced finely
  • ½ onion
    peeled and chopped
  • 1 pound sukiyaki beef
    or very thin sliced beef tender
  • 2-3 whole star anise
  • 2 cups broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
    (shao xing) or cooking sherry
  • 1-2 teaspoon spicy garlic chili paste
    or to taste
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
    or sugar alternative
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns
    crushed in mortar and pestle
  • 1 tablespoon black bean sauce
    hold for gluten free
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch for corn starch slurry
  • 2 tablespoon water for corn starch slurry


  •  In a separate small bowl combine the following Sichuan spice mix items together (garlic chili sauce, soy sauce, sugar, white pepper, Sichuan peppercorns, spicy black bean paste) and set aside.
  • Heat oil in wok and saute onion, ginger root and garlic and cook until aromatic
  • Add beef and cook until color changes
  • Add star anise, broccoli, cooking wine and do a quick stir.
  • Add the Sichuan spice mixture to the stir fry while stirring continuously. (Very quick process only about 1- 2 minutes as you want the broccoli to be crunchy and bright in color)
  • Make sure you have your wok on medium high heat and then add the cornstarch water mixture to thicken stir fry dish and mix well. Quick movements of flipping and quick removal of dish on to serving plate.
  • Remove Star Anise and Enjoy Spicy Sichuan Beef and Broccoli with steamed rice.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 648kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 1933mg | Potassium: 1022mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 601IU | Vitamin C: 84mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 6mg