Recipe of the Week - Broccoli Chinoise
Broccoli is rich in many essential vitamins and minerals. While low in
calories, broccoli nutrients provide many health benefits. It is a great
source of vitamins K, A, and C, in addition to fiber, potassium, folate,
1 large bunch of broccoli
1 Tbsp. sesame seeds
2 Tbsp. sesame oil
1/4 cup rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
1 Tbsp. reduced sodium soy sauce
black pepper to taste
red pepper flakes to taste
- Cut the flowerets from the broccoli into bite sized pieces. Slice the stems
on a slant into slices about 1/4 inch thick. Steam broccoli in the microwave
or on the stove until tender-crisp. Cool the broccoli under cold running water.
- In a heavy skillet over medium heat, toast the sesame seeds until they
are golden, shaking the pan to avoid burning the seeds. When they are
cool, sprinkle over the broccoli.
- Combine the dressing ingredients and pour the dressing over the broccoli,
tossing to mix well.
Makes about 4 cups.
Adapted from: Jane Brody’s Good Food Book
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