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Broccoli Beef Stir Fry (Paleo + Whole30)

We love a good stir fry recipe, and this broccoli beef stir fry is a current favorite at our house. It feels like takeout, but it’s really pretty easy to make. Plus, it’s way better than takeout because it’s a healthy stir fry made with real food ingredients.

Broccoli beef stir fry served up in two bowls with white rice, crushed red pepper sprinkled on top and forks in the bowls.

Asian Inspired

We apparently have a thing for Asian inspired cuisine because we seem to keep adding these types of recipes to our schedule to try and create new recipes for the blog. But hey, you guys seem to be enjoying them. There’s just something comforting and enjoyable to it, so why ruin a good thing?!

Broccoli beef stir fry in a cast iron skillet. Strips of beef stir fried with broccoli florets and chopped green onion and an asian inspired sauce.

Pair It With Some Rice

We love to make this a complete bowl meal with a little bit of white or cauliflower rice. You decide. Sometimes we go for white rice and other times we like to keep it lower carb and add-on the extra veggies with cauliflower rice. Sometimes we even add some extra greenery with kale or spinach.

Broccoli beef stir fry served in a bowl with white rice and topped with chopped green onion and crushed red pepper.

Quick + Easy

Whether you have a busy week, or you’d just rather spend your evening doing other things, we think you’ll love how quick and easy this broccoli beef stir fry to make. Flank steak cooks pretty quickly, especially since we have you slice it into this pieces for this healthy stir fry. And then, you just have to let the sauce thicken up and the broccoli to get slightly tender and you’re good to go!

Holding a cast iron skillet with broccoli beef stir fry in it.

Some Other Asian Inspired Recipes

Your Turn To Try Our Broccoli Beef Stir Fry

Craving Asian food, takeout or just want a quick dinner on the table? Make this broccoli beef stir fry! It’s tasty and satisfying! Leave a comment below and let us know how it goes. Also, a take a pic to share on Instagram. Tag us @realsimplegood and we might just repost in our Stories. Give us a follow if you don’t already, too! We’d love to stay connected!

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Broccoli Beef Stir Fry (Paleo + Whole30)

4.6 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Justin + Erica Winn
This Paleo + Whole30 broccoli beef stir fry feels like takeout, but it’s really pretty easy to make. Plus, it’s a healthy stir fry made with real food! Enjoy as is, or pair with some rice or cauliflower rice.
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs flank steak, sliced into thin pieces (can sub skirt steak)
  • 1/4 cup tapioca flour
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp ghee (or sub avocado oil)

For the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 inches fresh ginger, grated on a microplane (about 1 tbsp)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

For the rest of the meal:

  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 6 green onions, chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)

Instructions

  • Place tapioca flour, sea salt and pepper in a shallow dish and mix to combine. Slice steak thinly, add to dish and toss to coat.  
  • Whisk all of the sauce ingredients in a small bowl or jar and set aside. 
  • In a large skillet, add ghee and heat to medium-high heat. Once hot, add steak to pan in a single layer and cook for about one minute until underside starts to brown. Flip and cook for another minute or so. Remove and set aside on a plate. 
  • Add sauce to pan, scraping the bottom of the pan. When sauce bubbles up, turn heat to low and stir for 1-2 more minutes. 
  • Add broccoli and green onion to pan and return heat to medium. Stir-fry for 3-4 more minutes and add beef back in. Stir to coat everything in the sauce. 
  • Serve as is or with a side of white rice or cauliflower rice for strict Paleo and Whole30. 
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