Sesame Soy Broccolini


by: Dana

Broccolini is totes my new favorite vegetable side. For one, it cooks super fast - so you don't have to drive yourself crazy trying to time it to be ready at the same time as your main! In addition to that, it's hella yummy, crunchy, and it really soaks in the flavors you're looking for. Here, I went with sesame and soy as my main flavors (though you definitely taste the garlic). Additionally, to add a bit of heat, I added chili flakes. I couldn't resist - consider the chili flakes optional!


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serves: 2

2 bunches of fresh broccolini

2 tablespoons of sesame oil, divided

3 cloves of garlic, sliced

1 tablespoon of low sodium Kikkoman sauce

1 tablespoon of toasted sesame seeds

1 teaspoon of dried chili flakes (optional)

Nutrition Facts
Sesame Soy Broccolini

Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount per Serving

Calories: 216

  • Total Fat: 16.2 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 2.3 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 85.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  •     Sugars: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g

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1.  Heat 1 tablespoon of sesame oil in a wok or large saucepan over moderate heat.

2.  Add the sliced garlic and chili flakes. Simmer for approx. 30 seconds.

3.  Add the broccolini and water. Toss to coat, cover, and cook for approx. 4 minutes or until the broccolini is tender.

4.  Transfer contents from wok or pan to a serving dish.

5.  Drizzle 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce over the broccolini.

6.  Garnish with toasted sesame seeds.

7.  Serve hot!

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