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Asian Style Broccoli


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Asian Style Broccoli is the easiest way to get the kids to eat their veggies. Loaded with flavor and taste, they’ll be asking for seconds!

This simple vegetable recipe is fast and simple. It’s kid-friendly and full of flavor. One of my favorite weeknight meals!

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Asian Style Broccoli

I love eating broccoli. All I need is a little bit of salt and you can call me happy. At least that’s what I thought. Then I had this Asian broccoli (recipe) and it’s literally all I think about.

This has stopped me from wanting to order out at restaurants and just make this Chinese-style broccoli recipe right at home. It’s that good. It’s that simple.

Why We Love This Recipe

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Ingredients / Shopping List

  • 1 head of broccoli florets, about 3-4 cups
  • 3 T soya sauce
  • 1 T sesame oil
  • 1 t rice vinegar
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 3-4 cloves of smashed and chopped garlic
  • 2 t sesame seeds

Substitutions and Additions

Sesame Seeds: Great added crunch but you can also use sunflower seeds, too!

Chili Pepper Flakes: If you want to add in a bit of heat, you can add some pepper flakes to do just that!

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

How to Make Asian Style Broccoli

Fast, simple, and worth it. It’s one of the easiest recipes, ever!

Step 1

Mix the soya sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and brown sugar together in a small bowl.

Step 2

Grab a larger bowl and add in the broccoli and the soya sauce mix. Stir so it’s well coated.

Step 3

Put oil in a skillet and heat on medium heat.

Step 4

Once the oil and the skillet are hot, add in the chopped garlic and cook for about 1 minute.

Step 5

Next put the broccoli in and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring every once in a while.

Step 6

Remove and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Use coconut oil: Instead of using olive oil, give coconut oil a try!

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Tips

  • There’s really no set time to cook the broccoli in the skillet so cook it to how you like it.
  • As the broccoli cools, the flavors tend to become more prominent.

FAQs

How to store leftover broccoli

All you need to do is keep it stored in a container with a lid and keep it in the fridge. That’s it!

How to reheat

Low and slow in the skillet is best but you can also put it in the microwave for a few seconds of time as well.

Can you freeze broccoli once cooked?

I like to freeze raw broccoli but once it’s cooked, I think that it’s better to go ahead and just eat it fresh. Save it in the fridge for a few days and enjoy it as leftovers.

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Asian Style Broccoli

Such a simple and easy way to cook broccoli!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4
Calories 122 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 tablespoons soya sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3-4 cloves garlic smashed and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Instructions
 

  • Mix the soya sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and brown sugar together in a small bowl.
  • Grab a larger bowl and add in the broccoli and the soya sauce mix. Stir so it's well coated.
  • Put oil in a skillet and heat on medium heat.
  • Once the oil and the skillet are hot, add in the chopped garlic and cook for about 1 minute.
  • Next put the broccoli in and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring every once in a while.
  • Remove and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition

Calories: 122kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 4gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 786mgPotassium: 334mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 567IUVitamin C: 82mgCalcium: 62mgIron: 1mg
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