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Stir-fried Broccoli with Sesame Seeds

Categories: Low-calorie, Low-fat, Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

The added flavorings transform broccoli into something special

Prep Time: 5M

Cooking Time: 6M

Serves: makes 4-6 servings


  • 1 large head of broccoli
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/8 tsp crushed hot red pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegetable stock or water
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
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  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.

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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