Chinese Spicy Sesame Beef Stir-Fry on Black Rice



½ lb beef sirloin cut across the grain into thin strips

1 ½ tbsp sesame seeds

3-4 cups broccoli crowns

1 cup sliced yellow and orange bell peppers

½ cup beef broth

2 tbsp dark soy sauce

1 tbsp ginger

1 clove of garlic

1 tsp cornstarch

¼ tsp hot chili pepper

3 tbsp of vegetable oil

2 cups black rice


Boil black rice in a medium saucepan with 3 cups of water; add additional water if necessary and cook until rice becomes soft. Remove from heat, cover and set aside.

Coat beef strips with sesame seeds in a bowl. Combine broccoli crowns and peppers in another bowl. Combine broth, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, cornstarch, and red pepper in bowl until cornstarch disintegrates. .Heat up 1-1/2 tablespoons oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat, then add beef and stir fry until browned. Remove beef from heat to a plate. Add the remaining oil, add broccoli and pepper mixture, stir fry for a couple minutes then cover for 5 minutes. Add the leftover ingredients, and stir-fry for an additional few minutes. Add beef and simmer on medium low until sauce thickens, stirring frequently. Serve beside a mound of Black Rice, enjoy.

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