Beef and Broccoli with Garlic Sauce
Pare outer layer from broccoli stems. Cut broccoli lengthwise into 1 inch stems; remove flowerets. Cut stems into 1 inch pieces. Place broccoli in boiling water; heat to boiling. Cover and cook 2 minutes; drain. Immediately rinse in cold water; drain.
Mix cornstarch, sesame oil and broth. Heat 12 inch skillet or wok until very hot.
Add 2 tablespoons vegetable oil; rotate skillet to coat bottom. Add beef; stir fry 2 minutes or until beef is brown. Remove beef from skillet.
Heat skillet until very hot. Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil; rotate skillet to coat bottom.
Add garlic, ginger root and bean sauce; stir fry 30 seconds. Add bamboo shoots; stir fry 1 minute. Stir in beef and broccoli.
Stir in cornstarch mixture; cook and stir 15 seconds or until thickened.