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Stir-Fried Broccoli with Sesame Seeds

Updated February 23, 2016

The added flavorings transform broccoli into something special.

Good with grilled meats.

Makes6 servings

Preparation Time5 min

Preparation Time - Text5 mins

Cooking Time6 min

Cooking Time - Text6

Cooking Methodstir-frying

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 30 minutes

Kid FriendlyYes

One Pot MealYes

OccasionFamily Get-together

Recipe Courseside dish

Dietary Considerationvegan, vegetarian

Equipmentwok

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Mealdinner

Moodtired

Taste and Texturecrunchy, hot & spicy, salty, umami

Type of Dishvegetable

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

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

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.

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

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.

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