Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry
1/2 pound boneless tender beef steak
2 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
4 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root
1 clove garlic, minced
1 pound fresh broccoli, trimmed
3 tablespoons peanut oil, divided
1 onion, chunked and separated
1 carrot, cut diagonally into 1/8-inch slices
Cut beef across grain into thin slices.
Combine 1 tablespoon each cornstarch and soy sauce with sugar, ginger and garlic; stir in beef.
Let stand 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, remove florets from broccoli; if large, cut in half lengthwise.
Cut stalks crosswise into 1/8-inch slices. Combine remaining cornstarch and soy sauce with 1 cup water.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in wok or large skillet over high heat.
Add meat and stir fry 1 minute; remove.
Heat remaining oil in same wok.
Add broccoli, onion and carrot; stir fry 4 minutes, or until vegetables are tender-crisp. Stir in meat and soy sauce mixture; bring to boil.
Cook and stir until sauce thickens.