Looking for Chinese recipes with beef?
From takeout classics like Beef and Broccoli to more home-style dishes like Beef and Tomato Stir Fry, you really can’t go wrong when making beef the main star of a Chinese meal… especially when you learn all the techniques for nailing restaurant-style textures, like how to velvet beef in water.
Looking for ideas? In this post, we’ll share our favorite Chinese recipes which put beef in the spotlight. Enjoy!
Easy and Delicious Beef & Broccoli
We have to start with an absolute classic. If you grew up eating Americanized Chinese food, odds are the first Chinese beef dish you can think of is Beef and Broccoli.
Made up of tender beef, crunchy broccoli, and an irresistible brown sauce, this takeout classic makes for a perfect lunch or dinner… and best of all, it’s pretty easy to prepare at home.
Check out our full Beef and Broccoli recipe for more details.
Easy and Delicious Ginger Beef
Another famous “Chinese” beef dish is Ginger Beef. Although its origins are actually Canadian, there’s no debating that it is absolutely delicious.
Made up of crispy deep-fried beef, crunchy vegetables, and a delectable sauce, this yummy dish is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser.
Check out our full Ginger Beef recipe for more details.
Quick & Tasty Stir-Fried Beef with Ginger and Green Onion
Sometimes simple is best, and that’s a phrase you’ll truly believe after you try our Stir-Fried Beef with Ginger and Green Onion recipe.
Made up of juicy beef and all sorts of fragrant aromatics, this dish makes a perfect match with rice or noodles.
Check out our Stir-Fried Beef with Ginger and Green Onion recipe for more details.
Quick & Juicy Beef and Tomato Stir Fry
And if it’s some comfort food you’re looking for, you really can’t go wrong with our Beef and Tomato Stir Fry – a staple of Cantonese home cooking.
Made up of juicy tomatoes and tender beef, this saucy dish makes for an absolutely dreamy meal when paired with rice.
Check out our full Beef and Tomato Stir Fry recipe for more details.
Quick & Delicious Beef with Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli)
While Beef and Broccoli is a household name in most Americanized Chinese restaurants, Beef with Gai Lan (AKA Chinese Broccoli) holds its own in many traditional Chinese restaurants… if you’ve never tried it, this is your sign to give it a try!
In this dish, tender Gai Lan meets succulent beef to create the perfect balance of ingredients that goes perfectly with rice or noodles.
Check out our full Beef with Gai Lan recipe for more details.
Crispy and Crunchy Chow Mein Noodles (with Beef and Broccoli)
Last but not least, if you’re looking for a Chinese beef dish that incorporates noodles and vegetables, then this Crispy and Crunchy Chow Mein is a must-try.
Consisting of fried noodles topped with luscious beef and broccoli, this take on a Cantonese classic is sure to please.
Check out our full Crispy Chow Mein with Beef and Broccoli recipe for more details.
Did We Miss Any of Your Favorite Chinese Beef with Chicken?
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