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Weight Watchers Instant Pot Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Weight Watchers Instant Pot Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Weight Watchers Instant Pot Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry is a delicious Weight Watchers recipe that will curb your craving for Chinese food without any guilt.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword broccoli, Instant Pot, main course, Weight Watchers
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 182 kcal
Author Jamie

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp dry sherry
  • 3 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp Asian sesame oil dark
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ pound flank or skirt steak trimmed and cut into strips
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup beef broth.

Instructions

  1. Stir together sherry, soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil, red pepper flakes in 1 cup glass measuring cup.
  2. Transfer 1/2 of mixture to a large Ziploc bag and add beef. Seal bag and turn to coat beef. Refrigerate up to 2 hours to marinate.
  3. Add cornstarch and equal parts cold water to make a slurry. Stir until smooth.  Depending on how much thickening your sauce needs...you can make a larger amount of slurry by combining equal amounts of cornstarch and cold water.
  4. Put 1 tablespoon of Oil in the instant pot on saute mode.
  5. Dump the marinated beef and sauce from the ziploc bag into the pot and sear it, till it no longer pink.
  6. Add rest of the sauce and beef broth and pressure cook on HIGH for 5 minutes.
  7. Once the IP beeps, release the steam using the "quick release" process.
  8. Turn it back on the saute mode and add the broccoli.
  9. Let it simmer in the sauce for 5 minutes till the broccoli is cooked, but still crunchy.
  10. Add the cornstarch slurry and let til simmer for another minute, till the sauce becomes thick and it coats the meat and the veggies.
  11. Server hot with Brown rice or with Weight Watchers Cauliflower Fried Rice.

Recipe Notes

4 points per serving on the myWW purple, green and blue plans. Makes approximately 4 cups so serving size is one cup.

Nutrition Facts
Weight Watchers Instant Pot Spicy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 526mg23%
Potassium 487mg14%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 604IU12%
Vitamin C 82mg99%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. We are not nutritionist and this data was calculated via WP Recipe Maker to the best of our ability. Always check nutrition values yourself based on the ingredients you use.