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Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli

Are you ready to fall for this beef and broccoli meal prep recipe? Our Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli dinner meal prep is perfect for the change in seasons. Pumpkin is all the hype during the fall, but don’t forget about other warming spices like clove, anise, and ginger. We add these zesty seasonings to sirloin beef and broccoli to cook until the air is filled with their delicious aroma. The five-spice beef and broccoli go on top of sauteéd cauliflower rice and served in a meal prep container, bowl, or on a plate for dinner. So, get your cauliflower rice ready (we have a bulk recipe for you here), grab some steak and broccoli, and let’s get spicy!

 

Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli

This lean and aromatic stir fry is full of warm spices like ginger, clove, and star anise adding complexity to stir fry staples broccoli and sirloin. Serves oven sautéed cauliflower rice, this dish is satisfying without being high in carbs or calories!

Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli

Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil  
  • 8 cups cauliflower rice  
  • 1 tsp avocado oil  
  • 1 lb. lean sirloin, sliced into thin strips  
  • 4 cups broccoli florets  
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds  

For Sauce  

  • 2/3 cup coconut aminos 
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil 
  • 1 tbsp gluten-free flour 
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar  
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar  
  • 1 tsp Chinese 5-Spice seasoning  
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic 

Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli

 

How long will Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli last for?

Our beef and broccoli meal prep recipe will last for up to 4 days in the refrigerator, including the cauliflower rice. Store your dinner meal prep recipe in shallow, airtight containers for maximum freshness. We just so happen to have a line of meal prep containers that are perfect for the job! You can get our Good Cook Meal Prep containers on Amazon

 

Can Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli be frozen?

Yes, you can freeze this beef and broccoli meal prep recipe. It’s easy to do – store Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli in shallow, airtight containers or labeled gallon freezer bags. You can defrost and reheat leftovers within 3 to 4 months. 

 

How do you make Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli?

This is quick and easy dinner meal prep, just like any other beef and broccoli meal prep recipe. Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli takes less than 35 minutes to cook and only requires one pan. You start by making the sauce, then sauté cauliflower rice in sesame oil. Then use the same pan to cook the sirloin steak and broccoli. Stir in the sauce, let it thicken, and you’re ready to pack up a deliciously healthy dinner meal prep recipe to enjoy after a busy day. The full recipe is at the bottom of this page.

 

Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli

 

How to portion Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli?

Make sure you have four one-compartment meal prep containers ready for your beef and broccoli dinner. Line them up and divide the sauteéd cauliflower rice into each one. After you cook the beef and broccoli, put it on top of the cauliflower rice. 

 

More beef and broccoli meal prep recipes:

Tomato and Chickpea Rice with Beef Patties and Steamed Broccoli

Korean Beef Bowls

Low Carb Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry Meal Prep

 

Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli

 

Other tips for making Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli:

  • You can use flank steak, too. Make sure the slices are thinly cut, no more than 1/4″ thick. 

 

  • Slice your beef across the grain. 

 

  • Marinate the steak in the five-spice sauce for a few hours or overnight. 

 

  • Get your skillet piping hot before adding the steak for that professional-looking sear. 

 

  • Make sure that your beef isn’t thoroughly cooked when you add the broccoli so you don’t end up with overcooked beef slices. 

 

  • Cut your broccoli into small-medium pieces. 

 

 

Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli

Five-Spice Beef and Broccoli

This lean and aromatic stir fry is full of warm spices like ginger, clove, and star anise adding complexity to stir fry staples broccoli and sirloin. Serves oven sautéed cauliflower rice, this dish is satisfying without being high in carbs or calories!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes
Course: dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Beef, dinner, gluten free, low carb, lunch, Meal Prep, paleo, sirloin
Servings: 4 meals
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 8 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 tsp avocado oil
  • 1 lb. lean sirloin sliced into thin strips
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

For Sauce

  • 2/3 cup coconut aminos
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp gluten-free flour
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp Chinese 5-Spice seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic

Instructions

  • Whisk together ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl until flour is dissolved. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of sesame oil over medium heat in a medium skillet. Add cauliflower rice and sauté for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Divide cauliflower rice between 4 black MPOF containers.
  • Wipe pan clean and return to the stove. Lightly grease with 1 tsp avocado oil. Heat over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Blot excess moisture from sirloin and add to hot
  • pan in a single layer. Brown for 2 minutes without touching.
  • Add broccoli to skillet and pour sauce on top. Stir well. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Simmer for 6-7 minutes, until broccoli is tender and the sauce has thickened.
  • Divide beef and broccoli over cauliflower rice and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition

Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 23g | Fiber: 9g
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