Szechuan Beef Recipe

Szechuan Beef Recipe

How To Make Szechuan Beef

Recreate a Chinese food takeout favorite with this Szechuan beef recipe. It’s sweet, savory, and spicy and perfect on top of steamed rice.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Marinate Time: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 1lbsirloin steak,cut into bite size strips
  • 1tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tspcornstarch
  • ¼tspred pepper,crushed
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 3cupsfresh broccoli florets
  • 2small onions,cut into wedges
  • 8ozwater chestnuts,(1 can) drained
  • ¼cupchicken broth
  • ½cuppeanuts


  1. Toss beef with soy sauce, cornstarch, crushed red pepper and garlic in non-metal bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

  2. Heat oil in wok or large skillet over high heat. Stir fry beef for 5 minutes until no longer pink.

  3. Stir in broccoli, onions and water chestnuts and cook for 2 minutes.

  4. Pour in broth, and bring to a boil. Stir in peanuts, cook one minute more, and serve.


  • Calories: 337.14kcal
  • Fat: 21.78g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.50g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.52g
  • Fiber: 2.61g
  • Sugar: 3.56g
  • Protein: 20.55g
  • Cholesterol: 59.27mg
  • Sodium: 217.51mg
  • Calcium: 58.77mg
  • Potassium: 713.97mg
  • Iron: 2.12mg
  • Vitamin A: 53.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 36.67mg
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