Beef and Broccoli Lomein – Toni’s Recipes

Beef and Broccoli Lomein combines two Classic Chinese-American dishes and makes a delicious easy, takeout inspired dish thayt anyone will love. Lo mein is a classic Chinese dish that has been enjoyed by many for centuries. This dish is a combination of noodles, vegetables, and meat, and it’s perfect for a quick and easy meal. In this recipe, we will be using spaghetti noodles instead of traditional lo mein noodles, and we will be adding beef and broccoli for a delicious twist on this classic dish.

Why everyone loves this dish

It’s perfect for meal prep- This dish is fantastic for meal prep! If you want an easy dish that you can eat every day of the week, this is it!

It’s family friendly- Who doesn’t love takeout? Making it at home always tastes better and fresher.

It’s budget-friendly- Who doesn’t love a meal on a budget? In this economy, takeout is so expensive! I love making this because it requires very few ingredients!

Ingredients You’ll Need for Beef and Broccoli Lomein (Full Recipe Below)

  • Steak or Beef (I love using Flank, Skirt or Sirloin in this recipe)
  • Noodles (I love using spaghetti)
  • Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • Honey
  • Broccoli
  • Sesame Oil
  • Ginger
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Cornstarch
  • Soy sauce
  • Honey or Brown Sugar
  • Rice Wine Vinegar
  • Spices

Tips for Making Perfect Beef and Broccoli Lomein

  • Use High Heat: Stir-fry the ingredients on high heat to achieve that classic wok flavor and to prevent the noodles from becoming soggy.
  • Prep Ahead: Prepare all your ingredients before starting to cook. This dish comes together quickly, so having everything ready will make the process smoother.
  • Marinate the Beef: Marinate the beef for at least 30 minutes to infuse it with flavor and tenderize the meat.
  • Cook Noodles Al Dente: Cook the noodles just until al dente as they will continue to cook when stir-fried with the other ingredients.
  • Add Sauce Gradually: Add the sauce gradually to the stir-fry, mixing it in well each time. This ensures that the noodles and vegetables are evenly coated.

FAQ for this recipe

Q: Can I use other types of noodles for this recipe?

A: Yes, you can use traditional lo mein noodles or even egg noodles if you prefer.

Q: Can I make this dish spicy?

A: Absolutely! Add some red pepper flakes or your favorite hot sauce to the sauce mixture for a spicy kick.

Q: Can I use different types of meat, like chicken or pork?

A: Yes, you can use chicken, pork, or even shrimp as a substitute for beef in this recipe. Adjust cooking times accordingly

Q: Can I use a different cut of beef?

A: Yes, you can use other cuts such as ribeye or strip steak. Just ensure to slice it thinly against the grain for tenderness..

Q: How long will leftovers last in the refrigerator?

A: Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop.

Beef and Broccoli Lomein

Beef and Broccoli Lomein

Delicious Beef and Broccoli Stirfry at home

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 15 minutes

Course dinner, American, Chinese

Cuisine takeout, dinner

Servings 4

Calories 435 kcal

Ingredients  

For the steak

  • 1 lb steak I love using flank steak or sirloin for this recipe
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Ginger powder

For the Stirfry

  • 2 tbsps sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup Onions (Diced
  • 1/8 cup Garlic Diced
  • 1/8 cup Ginger Diced
  • 16 oz Noodles (I used spaghetti)
  • 16 oz Broccoli

Sauce

  • 3/4 cup Dark Soy Sauce Low sodium
  • 1/2 cup Honey you can also you brown sugar
  • cup oyster sauce
  • cup Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp browning optional! I like to use this because it adds color

For the cornstarch Slurry

  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp Water

Instructions 

  • The first step is cook your noodles, according to package instructions, drain and set aside.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, oyster sauce, honey, and rice wine vinegar. In another bowl, mix cold water and cornstarch to make a slurry. Slowly add the slurry into the soy sauce mixture and set aside.

  • Season beef with soy sauce, corn starch, rice wine vinegar, and ginger.

  • Add sesame oil to a hot wok and sear beef until cooked to your preference. Remove from pan.

  • In the same wok, saut onions, garlic, and ginger. Then, add broccoli florets and noodles to the wok and stir-fry on high heat.

  • Start adding the sauce to your dish gradually while constantly mixing it to ensure that it is evenly incorporated.

  • Add beef back in and cook all of the ingredients together.

  • Serve hot.

Keyword lomein, beef and broccoli

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