Stir-Fried Broccoli in Hong Kong Style
This recipe for sautéed fresh
broccoli with Oyster Sauce serves 3 -4
as part of a multicourse meal. It
includes a nutritional breakdown.
Serves 3 to 4.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
1 pound broccoli
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoon sherry
1 -2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 garlic clove
2 thin slices ginger
2 teaspoons sugar
salt to taste
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons oil for stir-frying
To prepare broccoli, break off the flowerets and
then split them into either halves or quarters. Discard
any leaves. Peel and slice the stems along the
diagonal. Wash and thoroughly drain the sliced
Mix sauce ingredients and set aside. Prepare garlic
and ginger, crushing and peeling the garlic and finely
Heat wok and add 2 tablespoons oil. When oil is
ready, add the garlic and ginger, sauting until brown.
Add the broccoli, stir-frying until they turn a
brilliant green, then add the sugar and salt. Mix
together well, then add the water, cover and cook for
about two minutes.
Give the sauce a quick re-stir and add to the wok,
pushing the broccoli to the side to make a well in the
middle of the wok for the sauce.
Stir the sauce with chopsticks until thickened, mix
together with the broccoli, and serve hot.
Nutritional Breakdown per serving (based on 3
servings, with 1/2 teaspoon salt to taste) - 218
calories (kcal), 14 g Total Fat (22 percent calories
from fat), 4 g Protein, 20 g Carbohydrate, 0 mg
Cholesterol, 463 mg Sodium, 4g Fiber