Beef & Broccoli Teriyaki


Beef & Broccoli Teriyaki

Savory Teriyaki Beef with Broccoli

In the realm of Japanese cuisine, the Beef & Broccoli Teriyaki is a delightful fusion of flavors. This dish combines tender beef, crisp broccoli, and a luscious teriyaki sauce. The umami-rich teriyaki glaze perfectly complements the succulent beef, creating a harmonious balance of textures and tastes.

Jan Dec

15 minutes

10 minutes

25 minutes

4 servings


Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Low-carb, High-protein, Paleo-friendly


Vegan, Vegetarian, Nut-free, Egg-free, Soy-free


While the Chinese version of Beef & Broccoli typically features a soy-based sauce, the Japanese adaptation incorporates the iconic teriyaki glaze. This adds a sweeter and more complex flavor profile to the dish. Additionally, the Japanese version often uses thinly sliced beef, allowing for quicker cooking and enhanced tenderness. We alse have the original recipe for Beef & Broccoli, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 320 kcal / 1340 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 15g, 5g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 12g, 6g
  • Protein: 35g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Salt: 2g


  1. 1.
    In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, mirin, sake, honey, garlic, and ginger to make the teriyaki sauce.
  2. 2.
    In a separate bowl, combine cornstarch and water to create a slurry.
  3. 3.
    Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  4. 4.
    Add the beef slices and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until browned. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  5. 5.
    In the same skillet, add the broccoli florets and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until they turn bright green and slightly tender.
  6. 6.
    Return the beef to the skillet and pour in the teriyaki sauce. Cook for an additional 2 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  7. 7.
    Stir in the cornstarch slurry and cook for another minute until the sauce thickens.
  8. 8.
    Remove from heat and garnish with sesame seeds.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Beef — For the best results, choose a tender cut of beef such as sirloin or ribeye. Slice the beef against the grain to ensure tenderness.
  • Broccoli — To retain its vibrant green color and crispness, blanch the broccoli in boiling water for a minute before stir-frying.

Tips & Tricks

  • For an extra kick of flavor, add a splash of sesame oil to the teriyaki sauce.
  • If you prefer a thicker sauce, increase the amount of cornstarch in the slurry.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like bell peppers or mushrooms to enhance the dish's nutritional value and taste.
  • Serve the Beef & Broccoli Teriyaki over steamed rice or noodles for a complete meal.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Serving advice

Serve the Beef & Broccoli Teriyaki hot, garnished with sesame seeds, alongside a bowl of steamed rice or noodles. Add a side of pickled ginger or a simple cucumber salad to refresh the palate.

Presentation advice

Arrange the beef slices and broccoli florets on a plate, drizzle the teriyaki sauce over them, and sprinkle with sesame seeds for an elegant touch. Garnish with a sprig of fresh cilantro or a slice of lemon for a pop of color.