Broccoli with Ginger Garlic Sauce

[ 2 ] April 4, 2014 |

Asian Broccoli with Ginger Garlic Sauce

Fresh gingerroot and garlic add extra flavor to simple, steamed broccoli. This is a quick, easy side dish packed with nutrients.

Steam broccoli for a few minutes first and then stir fry with garlic and ginger in a flavorful asian sauce made from soy sauce and chili garlic sauce.


If you are looking  to add a bit more heat, you can sprinkle a bit of crushed red pepper on the finished dish.

Asian Broccoli with Ginger Garlic Sauce


This recipe is healthy, simple to make. It has a lot of flavor with minimal calories and is a convenient side dish on a busy week night.

Asian Broccoli with Ginger Garlic Sauce

 And don’t throw away your broccoli stems. Peel off the skin with a paring knife, then slice and steam the stems.

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Broccoli with Ginger Garlic Sauce
Serves: 4
  • 1 pound broccoli florets
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons. reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce
  • ½ cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • Optional: red pepper flakes and sesame seeds
  1. Cut broccoli into florets. Peel stems, cut in half lengthwise.
  2. Steam broccoli until bright green and just tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, add garlic, ginger, soy sauce, chili garlic sauce, broth, and cornstarch. Whisk to combine.
  4. In a large skillet over med-high, add sesame oil and heat for a minute.
  5. Carefully add broccoli florets. Cook for about 2 minutes, stirring often to prevent burning.
  6. Reduce heat to med-low, then and add garlic sauce. Stir well to coat.
  7. Cook for about 2 minutes.
Marie Poulin
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Category: Healthy Choices, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian

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  1. I would love this. I’ve got everything in the fridge and we’ll give this a try tonight.

  2. Leanne says:

    This looks amazing! I will have to give it a try tonight!

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