Chinese Broccoli


Apr 19
Chinese Broccoli

If you can’t get the kids to eat broccoli, you’ve not tried this recipe.

First take a bunch and steam them in a big pot or steamer for about five minutes. All you want is for them to shine, bright green. They’re done. You don’t want them to be over cooked.

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And for you dieters, one cup of broccoli has 31 calories and just 6 grams of carbs. In fact, the sweet sauce you’ll mix up in this recipe (if you’ve made our homemade hoisin sauce) will have fewer than 6 carbs altogether.



While the broccoli is steaming, whisk the sweetener, soy sauce (Bragg), vinegar, oil, hoisin sauce, ginger, and garlic together in a small saucepan over medium heat, and when the broccoli is done, add the konjac flour and whisk it in thoroughly.

You can either dip the broccoli in the sauce or lay out the broccolli and drizzle the sauce over it.

This is a great addition to any meal.

Pandemic Version

This is quick and dirty:

  • 3 Tablespoons Hoisin Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • ½ Tablespoon Rice Wine
  • 1/8 to 1/4 Cup Vanilla Brandy

If you want to thicken it, just dust in some Konjac Flour and stir. You don’t even have to cook this one, unless you want. But just go ahead and do it.

Hell, it’s a pandemic.

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