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Asian Broccoli Stir Fry

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (5 Reviews)

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Updated August 03, 2014

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This broccoli goes with almost any meal. We like it with Five Spice Chicken. The toasted almonds give it a nice crunch.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch broccoli - cut into florets, stem peeled and chopped
  • 1 T oil (see tip)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced, grated, or pressed
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger (see tip)
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon dry sherry
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon equivalent artificial sweetener
  • 3 Tablespoons toasted slivered almonds

Preparation:

1) Lightly steam broccoli, or microwave in a covered container in small amount of water for 3 minutes.

2) While that is happening, if the almonds aren't toasted, you can do that in the skillet you're going to use for the broccoli - either in a dry pan or a small amount of oil.

3) Combine soy sauce, sesame oil, sherry, and sweetener.

4) Heat the oil in a wok or large skillet. What kind of oil should I use?

5) Stir-fry the broccoli in hot oil for 1-2 minutes, until almost tender. Push to the edges of the pan.

6) Put ginger and garlic in the center of the pan (add a little more oil if need be), and saute 30-60 seconds, until fragrant. Tips for using fresh ginger

7) Put sauce in the pan, and toss all ingredients together. Top with almonds.

Nutritional Information:Each of 6 servings has 4 grams effective carbohydrate plus 3 grams fiber, 3 grams protein, and 86 calories.
User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
Excellent, Guest Loly

This was very easy to make and tasted exactly like chinese take out food! I suggest a little less soy sauce as I found it to be a bit salty.

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