Stir-frying is one of the quickest ways to cook with tender cuts of meat. Try this combination of citrus marinated elk, broccoli, fresh ginger, garlic and other ingredients for a quick and healthy Chinese style meal.
Preparation Time: 50 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
- 1 pound elk sirloin steak or tenderloin
- Juice of 1 orange
- 1 head of broccoli, cut into small florets about 2 cups
- 4 green onions, sliced diagonally
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
- 4 tablespoons light soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 4 cups prepared rice
Trim the elk steak and cut into thin strips against the grain and place in a bowl. Pour the juice of one orange over the meat and set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
Drain the liquid from the meat and set aside, then mix the soy sauce, brown sugar and cornstarch together in a small bowl.
Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the sliced elk. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes until lightly browned then add the garlic, ginger and broccoli cooking for 1 minute. Add the green onions and soy sauce liquid, stirring continuously until boiling and fully cooked, about 3-4 minutes.
Serve elk and broccoli stir-fry over rice.