If you thought you had to give up Asian foods when going gluten free, this gluten free stir fry beef and broccoli dish is perfect for those busy nights. It is ready in under 20 minutes!
Keep reading because I will walk you through the gluten free Asian sauce brands and more!! If you are new to gluten free living, don’t forget to check out my easy Gluten Free Living Guide for tips and tricks to learning how to live and eat gluten free.
(*This post was updated from an older post I wrote in August 2015.)
We will be gearing up for school in just three short weeks. Laidback summer days are about to be a thing of the past, much to my kids’ extreme disappointment.
School means not only busy days but busy nights as well. Between homework, sports, and activities…there isn’t enough time to make a big family dinner. You are going to love how easy this gluten free stir fry is to make.
On busy school nights, it is all about quick and easy dinners like this gluten free stir fry recipe.
What vegetables are best for a stir-fry?
You can add any vegetables to this stir-fry. Pick your child’s favorites and just toss them into the pan :-). We like to use:
You don’t need a fancy wok to make this easy. I used these awesome non-stick pans which get really hot in order to sear the meat.
Is Stir Fry Sauce Gluten Free?
Most stir fry sauces are not gluten free. It is so easy to make a homemade Asian Gluten free stir fry sauce!
The most important thing is you need to read labels to make sure your ingredients are gluten free.
What brands make gluten free Asian sauces?
- Wok Mei makes delicious gluten free Asian sauces.
- Many Dynasty sauces are gluten free.
- Quite a few San J Sauces are gluten free.
- You can also make your own Hoisin Sauce Recipe.
(*NOTE DO NOT buy Lee Kum Kee. These contain wheat!!)
Tamari is a wonderful wheat-free, gluten free soy sauce that is really popular in gluten free cooking. Tamari has the same flavors like soy sauce as both are made with soy. The main difference is that tamari is made without wheat.
More Delicious Gluten Free Dinner Ideas:
- This Shishito Pepper Stir-Fry makes a great meatless dinner.
- If you love tofu in stir-fries, this Tofu and Broccoli Stir-Fry with Buckwheat Vermicelli Noodles is full of flavor.
- These Gluten-Free Asian Lettuce Wraps taste similar to P.F. Chang’s famous appetizer.
- Hunan Beef Recipe
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How to make gluten free beef and broccoli stir-fry:
First, chop up fresh broccoli.
Chop and wash a fresh leek.
Cook the steak in a skillet.
When the meat is almost done, remove it from the heat.
Stir fry the broccoli and leeks in a skillet.
Make the sauce, then add the meat and broccoli. Cook for 5 more minutes, serve hot!
What do you serve with stir-fry?
There are so many things you can serve with stir fry. Most common is white or brown rice but many also like quinoa. This recipe includes vermicelli rice noodles, but you can omit those and serve this stir-fry over rice instead.
Is stir-fry healthy?
Most stir-fries are healthy. You cook the vegetables on high heat, which seals in the nutrition and flavors. Stir-fry also includes a lot of green leafy vegetables adding to the nutrition.
What oils are best to use when cooking stir-fry?
I like to use avocado oil or coconut oil when I make a stir-fry. You can use any oil that is good at high heats. I avoid cheaper low-quality oils like canola and corn oil.
- 1 pound beef stew meat
- broccoli or other vegetables
- 2 tablespoons coconut
- 2 tablespoons tamari
- 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
- 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
- 1 tablespoon orange juice
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 teaspoon coconut oil
- Heat 1 tablespoon of the coconut oil in a skillet on high heat.
- Cook broccoli and leeks until just tender. Remove from the pan and set aside.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and add thinly sliced beef.
- Cook the meat until it is almost done. Remove and put in a bowl.
- Add tamari, coconut aminos, juice, garlic, and teaspoon of oil to the pan. Saute until it bubbles.
- Add meat and vegetables and toss to coat.
- Cook another 5 minutes.
- Serve over rice, noodles, or by itself.
Substitute shrimp, chicken, or pork if you don't have beef on-hand.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 279Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 871mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 39g