I know I’m not supposed to be out in the snow storm, but I had to go to stir-fry city. Sorry, extremely cheesy. DON’T GO I’M SORRY.
ANYWAYS, I figured I would share with you guys this stir-fry recipe that I whipped up the other night and by my pleasure, again tonight. I’m no Emeril, and this is no rocket science, but it’s delicious and simple. Comin atchu guys with a nice warm, healthy meal on this snowy night!
You will need: 2 lbs strip steak, 2 heads of broccoli, olive oil, lower sodium soy sauce, ½ yellow onion, 2 garlic cloves, handful of sunflower seeds, 2 cups dry white rice
This morning I took allll the steak and put it into a Tupperware container with soy sauce, enough to cover majority of the steak. I didn’t measure it, just used my best judgement. Every few hours I shook the Tupperware to make sure every… little…. piece got all up in that soy sauce goodness!
Time to cook this deliciousness up!
First things first, get that rice going! 2 cups of dry white rice to 4 cups of water! Depending on what kind of rice you have, cooking instructions will be on the bag or box. Cook for 15-20 minutes, but allow the rice to be a bit wet when taken off of the stove. This allows the rice to have that sticky texture that is mmmmmmmm good.
While the rice is cooking, take out a non-stick frying pan and a cutting board, and cut the steak horizontally into smaller strips so it will cook a bit faster and make it easier to monitor.
Put 1 tbsp of olive oil onto the pan and turn the stove onto low heat, allowing the pan heat up a lil bit. Put half of the stripped steak on the pan, cover and turn the stove up to medium low heat. You have to have to have to babysit these beauties to make
sure they are cooked to your liking! Flip the steak once the sides are starting to change color, and cover the pan again. Although this can be a bit tedious, steak just wants some attention! 🙂 But, while these are cooking, the rest of the meal can be prepped! As y
ou take off the steak when it’s all cooked, put it on a plate and cover with aluminum foil to keep those lil things juicy.
While the steak and rice are cooking, cut up two broccoli heads into florets and then in half
again. Take half of a yellow onion and chop chop chop it up. Grab a garlic press and two garlic cloves, work your magic.
OH, side note! Take the rice out of the pan when it’s done cooking, and put it onto a plate
or a Tupperware. Nothing worse than cleaning a pan that has rice stuck to the bottom of it!!!! YW.
Now the fun starts 🙂
Clean the frying pan and put it back on the stove on medium low heat, allowing it to heat up. Add 1 tbsp of olive oil and onion. Let the onions brown, then add garlic. Let this cook for a minute or so, then add the broccoli florets. If it seems like there’s too much in the pan, the broccoli will cook down a bit. Mix this together and add some soy sauce, cover, but keep an eye on the goods. Mixing together every few minutes.
Once the vegetables have browned, add in the steak. Mix together and add a bit more soy sauce.
Lastly, add a handful of sunflower seeds. This may not seem like a lot, but sunflower seeds go a lonnnnnng way. Mix this all together, cover, and let it sit off of the burner for about 3-5 minutes.
Serve over rice, add soy sauce, salt and pepper as desired.
Is your mouth watering yet?
Pair this with a nice, healthy glass of cabernet or pinot noir. Is your mouth watering now????
Plan about 45 minutes-1 hour to prep and cook this meal! g2g, need seconds.