Purple sprouting broccoli with garlic and sesame seeds

Purple sprouting broccoli with garlic and sesame seeds


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About this recipe: A good side dish for fish or meat. Quick to prepare and cook - ideal for the midweek evening meal or an impressive dinner party.

dinkydino Wiltshire, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 350g purple sprouting broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil or vegetable oil, or as needed
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Cut woody ends and old leaves from broccoli.
  2. Blanch broccoli by plunging into a pan of boiling water, cover and reduce heat - boil for 2 minutes then drain and run under cold water, set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a wok or a frying pan, when oil has heated - add broccoli and garlic then cook for a few minutes - stirring frequently until broccoli is crispy around the edges. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve with sesame seeds sprinkled over the top.

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Easy to cook and a tasy side dish - 20 Sep 2012

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