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Skillet Beef, Broccoli, and Ramen

Posted: April 21

Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Skillet Beef, Broccoli, and Ramen brings three musketeers of flavor together for a great culinary adventure! The beef is tender, juicy, and savory, the broccoli is crunchy and green, and the ramen is ready to soak up all the fantastic tastes! With aromatic garlic, a tangy and sweet sauce with real depth of flavor, and a little heat, Skillet Beef, Broccoli, and Ramen takes a little time and patience to make, but the results are fresher and tastier than anything you can get delivered.


3/4 pound flank steak
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
3 teaspoons garlic, minced and divided
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
1/4 teaspoon pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon Italian flat-leaf parsley
2 (3-ounce) packages ramen noodles
4 cups broccoli florets
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup beef broth
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1/4 cup oyster sauce
1/2 teaspoon ginger, grated
green onions, optional, to taste, for topping
red pepper flakes, optional, to taste, for topping
sesame seeds, optional, to taste, for topping


Step 1

Slice the flank steak very thinly against the grain. Slice the steak again into 2-inch pieces.

Step 2

Place the steak pieces in a large resealable plastic bag.

Step 3

In a bowl, combine 1/4 cup vegetable oil and 1 teaspoon garlic with the vinegar, honey, 1/4 cup soy sauce, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and parsley, whisking it together.

Step 4

Pour the marinade over the steak in the bag.

Step 5

Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 12 hours. Flip the steak halfway through its marination.

Step 6

Boil a small pot of water.

Step 7

Cook the noodles for 5 minutes.

Step 8

Drain the noodles and rinse them under cold water.

Step 9

Chop the broccoli into bite-sized pieces.

Step 10

Remove the steak from the marinade and drain any excess.

Step 11

Toss the steak in the cornstarch.

Step 12

In a large skillet over high heat, add 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Heat the oil until shimmering.

Step 13

Add 1/2 of the beef and cook until well-seared, about 1 minute 30 seconds.

Step 14

Flip the beef and cook until cooked to a minimum of 145 degrees F internally, about 30 seconds.

Step 15

Transfer the cooked beef to a plate and repeat with the remaining beef.

Step 16

In the same skillet add the remaining soy sauce, remaining garlic, beef broth, brown sugar, sesame oil, oyster sauce, and ginger.

Step 17

Reduce the heat to medium. Stir and cook until the sauce thickens and reduces by about 1/3, about 5-8 minutes.

Step 18

Bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 19

Top the sauce with the broccoli but don't stir them in yet.

Step 20

Cover the pot with a lid and reduce the heat to low.

Step 21

Steam the broccoli until tender on the inside, about 3 minutes.

Step 22

Add in the noodles and the beef.

Step 23

Stir the broccoli, noodles, and beef into the sauce.

Step 24

Top with green onions, red pepper flakes, and sesame seeds.

Step 25


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