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Asian Broccoli with Soy Sauce and Ginger

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Yeah, today we have broccoli, moreover, boiled one. But don’t be upset before it’s time.

Amazing dressing with soy sauce and sesame oil totally cover it all but instead enhances its advantages. Flavored and crispy garlic chips with fried sesame add that very pinch that makes your hand reach for the next piece.

I assure you, you’ve never tried such broccoli.

What You Need to Cook Asian Broccoli with Soy Sauce and Ginger

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 2 tbsp of sesame seeds
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tbsp of soy sauce
  • ½ tsp of sesame oil
  • 1 lime
  • thumb-sized piece of ginger

EQUIPMENT:

  • Nothing, that you wouldn’t have

How to Make Asian Broccoli with Soy Sauce and Ginger: Step-by-Step Instructions🔪

Put the pan on the fire. In this recipe, boiled broccoli is as good as steamed one. Therefore, depending on your choice, regulate the amount of water. Cut off the petioles of 1 broccoli head, but try to cut without stalks.

Cut off the petioles for asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger
Peel the petioles using a vegetable peeler, or it’ll stay solid and hardly chewed.

Peel the petioles using a vegetable peeler for asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger
Now chop the broccoli into thin 5 mm pieces.

Now chop the broccoli into thin 5 mm pieces for asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger
Peel 5 cloves of garlic and chop into thin slices, try to slice as thin as you can.

Grate the ginger on the smallest grate. Jamie suggests to grate additionally through the small sieve and use only juice. I decided to make it easy.

Grate the ginger for asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger

Fry 2 tbsp of sesame on the dry frying pan until the pleasant flavor and golden color. Put the sesame to the dry plate and put it aside.

To the same frying pan add 3 tbsp of olive oil, garlic slices, and fry until golden on the lowest heat.

Fry garlic for asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger
Turn the pan to the side from time to time in order to fry evenly, faster, and make a sort of deep fry.

Turn the pan to the side from time to time for asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger
When the garlic is golden, take them out with a spatula and put on the paper towel, to absorb the extra oil.

Put garlic on the paper towel for asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger
Turn off the fire, remove a bit of oil, you need only for about 2 tbsp. When the frying pan cooled a bit add 3 tbsp of soy sauce, ½ tsp of sesame oil, squeeze a juice from 1 lime and add grated ginger (or juice).

Add soy sauce, sesame oil, a lime juice and ginger for asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger
Mix everything in the pan and taste. It should have sour-sweet-nut flavor if one of them stands out more or not enough – regulate the taste by adding the needed ingredients.

Now let’s do broccoli. If the water is boiled add broccoli and cook for 4-5 minutes. You can use a steamer, it’ll take you the same 4-5 minutes.

Cook the broccoli for asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger
When the broccoli is ready, take it out with a spatula, and try to shake off almost all water. Put on the plate and add sauce on top (mix it again beforehand, if it layered). Add fried sesame and garlic chips on top.

Serve while hot.

Serve while hot asian broccoli with soy sauce and ginger

Asian Broccoli with Soy Sauce and Ginger

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Amazing dressing with soy sauce and sesame oil totally cover it all but instead enhances its advantages. Flavored and crispy garlic chips with fried sesame add that very pinch that makes your hand reach for the next piece.
Asian Broccoli with Soy Sauce and Ginger easy to make step-by-step recipe
CourseSalad
CuisineChinese
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings1
Calories399kcal

Equipment

  • nothing, that you wouldn’t have

Ingredients

  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 lime
  • 1 ginger thumb-sized

Instructions

  • Put the pan on the fire.
  • Cut off the petioles of 1 broccoli head, but try to cut without stalks. Peel the petioles using a vegetable peeler. Now chop the broccoli into thin 5 mm pieces.
  • Peel 5 cloves of garlic and chop into thin slices, try to slice as thin as you can.
  • Grate the ginger on the smallest grate.
  • Fry 2 tbsp of sesame on the dry frying pan until the pleasant flavor and golden color. Put the sesame to the dry plate and put it aside.
  • To the same frying pan add 3 tbsp of olive oil, garlic slices, and fry until golden on the lowest heat. Turn the pan to the side from time to time in order to fry evenly, faster, and make a sort of deep fry. When the garlic is golden, take them out with a spatula and put on the paper towel.
  • Turn off the fire, remove a bit of oil, you need only for about 2 tbsp. When the frying pan cooled a bit add 3 tbsp of soy sauce, ½ tsp of sesame oil, squeeze a juice from 1 lime and add grated ginger (or juice). Mix everything in the pan and taste.
  • If the water is boiled add broccoli and cook for 4-5 minutes. When the broccoli is ready, take it out with a spatula, and try to shake off almost all water.
  • Put on the plate and add sauce on top (mix it again beforehand, if it layered). Add fried sesame and garlic chips on top. Serve while hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 3224mg | Potassium: 2239mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 3788IU | Vitamin C: 567mg | Calcium: 502mg | Iron: 9mg
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