Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Take-Out Fake-Out Beef and Broccoli

1 lb. boneless, beef chuck roast, sliced into thin strips
1 cup beef consomme or beef broth
½ cup low sodium soy sauce
⅓ cup dark brown sugar
1 tbsp. sesame oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp. cornstarch
4 tbsp. sauce (from the crockpot after dish is cooked)
Frozen broccoli florets (as many as desired)
White rice, cooked

  1. In the crockpot, whisk together beef consomme, soy sauce, dark brown sugar, sesame oil, and garlic.
  2. Gently place your slices of beef in the liquid and toss to coat.
  3. Turn crockpot on low and cook for 4 to 6 hours.
  4. When done, in a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and cooking liquid to create a slurry, pour into crockpot, stir to mix well. 
  5. Toss in broccoli florets.
  6. Cook on low for an additional 30 minutes to thicken up the sauce.
  7. Serve hot over white rice.
Notes: I really enjoyed how this beef turned out. See the source for better photos.

Source: Table for Two

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