Bison with Broccoli Stir-Fry

A healthy, tasty stir-fry

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (454 grams) bison steak (flank, round, sirloin), cut into 1/8 in. (3 mm.) slices
  • 1 ½ cup (375 ml) broccoli stems, cut into 1/8" (3 mm.) slices
  • 2 ½ cups (625 ml) broccoli florets
  • ¼ lb (340 grams) fresh mushrooms, cut in 1/8" (3 mm.) slices
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 tsp (15 ml) peanut oil
  • 2-tsp (10 ml) cornstarch
  • 1/3-cup (75 ml) water
  • 1 beef bouillon cube
  • ¾ tsp (4 ml) sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup (75 ml) soy sauce
  • Chinese noodles or rice

Method

  1. Mix together soy sauce, vinegar and sugar. 
  2. In another bowl, mix bouillon, water and corn starch. 
  3. In heavy kitchen skillet, or wok: Add ½ tbsp (5 ml) peanut oil (medium-high heat), add garlic to heating oil. 
  4. Add bison meat and stir-fry 2 minutes, or until medium brown, but pink in center. Remove meat and pan juices. 
  5. Add 1 tsp (5 ml) peanut oil - when hot, add onion and broccoli stems. Stir-fry 2 minutes till crisp and tender. 
  6. Add remaining oil around edge of skillet or wok, add broccoli florets, mushrooms and onions, stir-fry 2 minutes. 
  7. Pour in meat pan juices and soy sauce, vinegar, sugar mixture. Stir and cover. Cook 2 minutes. 
  8. Stir corn starch/bouillon mixture and pour into skillet or wok. Cook, stirring constantly 2-3 minutes until thickened. 
  9. Service over Chinese noodles or rice.

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