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February 15, By Joy Shull 14 Comments. Broccoli with garlic sauce — the holy grail of ordering for me when it comes to Chinese restaurants. We have a local sit down Chinese place that my favorite thing to order is just a big old plate of broccoli stir fry.
This is my favorite creation that combines Asian flavors with this wonderful veggie. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the Chinese broccoli and cook uncovered until just tender, about 4 minutes.
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Learn how to make Chinese restaurant-style garlic broccoli stir-fry at home. The broccoli comes out very crisp and is coated in an easy garlic sauce. This is my favorite way to eat broccoli!
This is a very basic and healthy Cantonese garlic broccoli stir-fry, almost popular in every Cantonese restaurant. Though broccoli is not a native ingredient in China, it obtains a high popularity in the past decades. It is healthy, easy to prepare and almost all purpose in stir-fry dishes.
Takeout-style broccoli with garlic sauce is a great dish to have with any meal. First, broccoli is a western vegetable, and second, the garlic sauce has been altered slightly to suit American tastes, and perhaps formulated to be easier to make by Chinese takeout cooks. All that said, this broccoli with garlic sauce is GOOD!
Read my disclaimer here. Chinese broccoli is one of my favorite Asian leafy greens! I love its crunchy texture and the flavor it takes when dressed with a simple garlic and oyster sauce.
This healthy vegan Chinese restaurant-style recipe for broccoli in a sweet garlic sauce is best served with cooked rice. If you want something a bit more well-rounded, feel free to add in some other veggies too—perhaps sliced carrots or baby corn, or even some tofu for a heartier meal. This broccoli with garlic sauce recipe is vegetarian, vegan, and, if you use tamari in place of the soy sauce, it's gluten-free, too.
The smell is downright heavenly when the garlic sauce hits the pan. It may even convince the pickiest eaters that broccoli is in fact… delicious! This recipe makes about 4 side servings, however I find it to be pretty addictive so it usually ends up as servings for us. There are a couple different methods of cooking the broccoli, depending on your preference.