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Posted on Tue 20th February 2018

Beef And Broccoli In Oyster Sauce

Beef and Broccoli in Oyster Sauce is a flavorful and easy Chinese stir-fry, combining tender beef, crisp broccoli, and savory oyster sauce.




20 min


3 people



  • 300g sirloin steak- sliced thinly or in chunks
  • 1 head of broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1-inch piece of Ginger

The Marinade

  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • Pinch of sugar

The Sauce

  • ½ cup/ 120ml of Chicken stock
  • 3 Tbsp Oyster sauce
  • 1 small dash of Dark soy
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • Sesame oi



1. Marinade beef with soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar and massage. Add cornflour and mix well. For best results marinade overnight or for a couple of hours in the fridge.

2. Cut the head of broccoli into florets and blanch for 2-3 minutes. Plunge into cold water, drain, and set aside.

3. Slice ginger and spring onions into fine matchsticks. Set aside.

4. Mix up the sauce with stock, oyster sauce, dark soy, sugar, and salt.


5. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a wok over a high heat until smoking hot. Add the ginger and half the spring onion and stir-fry for 1 minute, until the spring onions have softened.

6. Push the ingredients to the side of the wok, add the remaining ½ tablespoon of oil to the center, and return to smoking point. Add the beef, cover with the ginger and spring onions, and stir-fry for 1 minute.

7. Add the broccoli, pour over the sauce, and bring to a vigorous boil. Cook, stirring, for a further 30 seconds, then spoon into a serving bowl. Scatter over the remaining spring onion and the deep-fried shallots, if using, and serve.

How to cook Beef And Broccoli In Oyster Sauce