Beef and Crispy Broccoli

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi™ Digital Air Fry Oven
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 35 mins
  • Skill Medium
  • Serves 4 people

Beef and Crispy Broccoli

This super simple recipe beats take-out any day!

Recipe tags


  • 12 ounces broccoli florets (about 4 cups)
  • 1 lb sirloin or flat iron steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt or kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup asian style sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha or chili garlic sauce
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch 
  • 1 medium onion thinly sliced

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  • Step 1

    Place a large piece of aluminum foil on the sheet pan. Place the broccoli on top and sprinkle with 3 teaspoons of water. Seal the broccoli in the foil in a single layer.  

  • Step 2

    Select AIR ROAST, set temperature to 375 Fand set time to 6 minutes. Select START/PAUSE to begin preheating.  

  • Step 3

    Once the unit has preheated, slide the pan into the oven.  

  • Step 4

    While the broccoli steams, sprinkle the steak with the salt. In a small bowl, Whisk together the Asian style sauce, sriracha, orange juice, and cornstarchPlace the onion and beef in a large bowl.  

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete, remove the pan from the oven. Open the packet of broccoli and use tongs to transfer the broccoli to the bowl with the beef and onion, discarding the foil and remaining water. Pour the sauce over the beef and vegetables and toss to coat. Place the mixture on the sheet pan. 

  • Step 6

    Select AIR ROAST. Set temperature to 375 F, and set time to 9 minutes. Select START/PAUSE to begin preheating. 

  • Step 7

    Once the unit has preheated, slide the pan into the oven.  

  • Step 8

    After about 4 minutes, remove the pan from the oven and gently toss the ingredients. Return the pan to oven and continue cooking.  

  • Step 9

    When cooking is complete, the sauce should be thick and, the vegetables tender, and the beef barely pink in the center. Served plain or with steamed rice.