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Stir-Fried Broccoli with Sesame Seeds Recipe-655

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The added flavorings transform broccoli into something special.

Yield: Makes 4–6 servings
Prep time: 5 Mins<Br>
Cooking time: 6 Mins<Br>


  • 1 large head of broccoli
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/8 tsp crushed hot red pepper
  • ¼ cup vegetable stock or water
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Cut the broccoli into florets. Pare the stems and cut them crosswise into thin slices.

2. Heat a large frying pan or wok over medium heat. Add the sesame seeds and cook, stirring almost constantly, about 1–2 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

3. Add the oil, soy sauce, and hot pepper to the pan and stir combine. Add the broccoli and stir-fry for about 2 minutes.

4. Pour in the stock and cover. Cook for about 2 minutes longer, or until crisp-tender. Stir in the sesame seeds and season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.


Good with grilled meats.

© 2008 Dorling Kindersley

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 6 servings and on 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving.

65kcal (3%)
492mg (20%)
3g (5%)
0g (1%)
0mg (0%)
31mcg RAE (1%)
90mg (151%)
63mg (6%)
1mg (6%)

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