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Sesame Broccoli

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Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Makes: 2 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label(s)
Kid friendly

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon
sesame seeds (optional)
1 teaspoon
sesame oil or vegetable oil
3 cups
chopped broccoli, fresh or frozen
2 Tablespoons
water
1 Tablespoon
vinegar or water
2 teaspoons
soy sauce
1 Tablespoon
sugar
1 teaspoon
corn starch
1⁄8 teaspoon
red pepper flakes (optional)

Directions

  1. Toast sesame seeds (if using) in a dry skillet on medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet, sauté broccoli in oil over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, combine water, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, cornstarch, and red pepper flakes (if using).
  4. Add the sauce mixture to the broccoli in the skillet. Stir and cook until broccoli is tender and the sauce has thickened, about 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds (optional). Serve.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Last updated: 09/08/17

1 Comments for "Sesame Broccoli"

Delicious & flavorful. Needs a touch more vinegar. Good, maybe less soy. Not an easy sell to my kids. Good. Better for warm weather. Tasty. Needs a bit more color. Better if sauce made separately then toss with sauteed broccoli.

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