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Asian Beef & Broccoli Skewers with Sticky Rice

Tender beef, broccoli and red onion skewers marinated in sweet garlic tamari sauce served over sticky rice. 
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 30-35 min
This dish is Gluten-Free
Calories: 632 Fat: 8g Carbs: 90g Protein: 47g

This flavorful marinade helps the thin slices of sirloin tenderize and prepare for high heat. This quick-cooking style imparts rich, caramelized flavors to the dish, and the remaining marinade cooks down to a delicious sauce.

Ingredients
Sushi rice
Sesame seeds
Wooden skewers
Broccoli
Green Onions
Red onion
Garlic
Ginger
Top sirloin
Sweet tamari sauce

Cooking terms for this recipe

Mince To cut a food into very small pieces.
Sear To cook the surface of meat very quickly with intense heat.
Garnish To add decorative or savory touches to food.

What you need

Medium bowl

Medium pot with lid

Large pan

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1: MISE EN PLACE

Read through entire recipe before getting started. Remove root ends from green onions; discard ends, then thinly slice onions. Remove root from red onion; cut into quarters, cut each quarter in half. Mince or grate garlic. Peel ginger, then mince or grate. Cut broccoli into florets. Remove top sirloin steaks from package; rinse and pat dry. Cut each steak in half lengthwise, then cut into thin slices.

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Step 2: MARINATE BEEF

Place steak, red onion, ginger, garlic, sweet tamari sauce, and a pinch of salt and pepper in medium bowl. Toss using both hands until fully incorporated, cover and set aside. While beef marinates, begin to cook sushi rice (Step #3).

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Step 3: COOK RICE

Add sushi rice and 1 ½ cups water to a medium pot and cover. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer; cook for 15-20 min until waters has been absorbed and rice is soft. While rice is cooking start searing the beef (Step #4).

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Step 4: SEAR BEEF SKEWERS

Remove beef from marinade, reserve marinade. Skewer beef, onions and broccoli alternating between each. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large sauté pan over medium heat. Sear skewers for 3-4 min per side until golden brown. Remove from pan.

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Step 5: FINISH BEEF SKEWERS

Add marinade liquid to pan; simmer for 2-4 min until reduced and thickened. Return skewers to pan; toss in sauce to coat. Note: The USDA recommends cooking beef to an internal temperature 145ºF.

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Step 6: PLATE YOUR DISH

Divide sushi rice between two bowls; top with skewers. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds. Enjoy!