22

Feb

2009

Stir-Fry Broccoli


This is a popular stir-fry dish for everyday family meals. Goes great with meats, poultry and seafood.

1 pound fresh broccoli
1 scallion, including the green top
1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil (for cooking in a non-stick wok or a fry pan)
2 tablespoons water
1-½ tablespoons soy sauce (Kikkoman brand)
1 teaspoon pure sesame oil
½ teaspoon sugar

Preparation:
Wash and cut the broccoli into small florets. Peel tough outer membrane from stems and slice into 1/4 inch thin bite-size pieces. Wash and trim the green onion, finely chop.

To Cook:
Heat oil in a non-stick wok or a large frying pan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, brown onions for a few seconds. Add broccoli, cook and stir for about 1 minute. Add water, soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar. Cook and stir until the broccoli is tender yet still crunchy for about 3 to 4 minutes. Serve hot.

Makes 4 to 6 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes

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One Response to “Stir-Fry Broccoli”

  1. 5 Fun Things to Do with Broccoli : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog Says:

    [...] Broccoli stir-fried – cooking it in this fashion tastes waaaay better than the traditional Western notion of boiling the stuff till it’s soft and then adding butter to give it flavor. I’ve started stir-frying it with some sliced red onion, and my kids really love it. No way! Broccoli roll-ups – I make these with gluten-free lasagna noodles. They are good, and they look all gourmet-ish. You can also use fresh broccoli, instead of the frozen variety the recipe mentions, if you just par-boil it a bit (that means boil it real-quick-like for just a few minutes). [...]

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