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Beef with Broccoli

1-lb flank steak
1-tbsp soy sauce
1-tbsp Chinese cooking wine, dry sherry, or white cooking wine
1-tbsp cornstarch
1-tsp sugar
3-tbsp oil
1/4-cup oyster sauce
1-bunch broccoli
1-medium sized onion, cut into squares

Freeze flank steak for 20 minutes for easy slicing
Cut the steak with the grain to make 2 long pieces
Slice across the grain as thinly as possible for small pieces
Marinate for 1/2 hour in soy sauce, wine, cornstarch, and sugar
Wash and drain the broccoli
Break off flowerets from stems and split in half if oversized
Put prepared broccoli in a bowl and pour boiling water over it
Let stand for 1 minute before draining
Set aside
Heat frying pan or wok for 30 seconds
Pout the oil and heat to smoking point
Stir-fry the meat for 5 minutes until it loses its pink colour
Add the onion and broccoli and stir for 2 minutes
Add the oyster sauce and stir to mix thoroughly
Serve with rice

Instead of broccoli, try adding mushrooms and green/red peppers instead