Broccoli, tender chunks of chicken, onion and garlic tossed together in sesame oil and soy vinegar with peanuts and ginger. This combination has ample room for creativity so have it your way by adding and removing the optional ingredients!
Ingredients of Broccoli with Onion and Garlic
200 gm broccoli florets, 5-6cm long
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts, chopped into 2 cm pieces (optional)
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
2-3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2 green finger chillies, finely chopped
2 tsp peeled and crushed root ginger
1 Tbsp crushed unsalted peanuts
2 Tbsp dark soy sauce
1/4 tsp salt (optional)
1/4 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
1 tsp demerara sugar
1 tsp sesame oil (optional)
How to Make Broccoli with Onion and Garlic
Wash the broccoli thoroughly in cold salted water.
Cook it in boiling water for 2 minutes and drain.
Heat the vegetable oil in a wok and or large heavy-based pan.
Add the chicken, if using and fry for 5-6 minutes till it becomes opaque.
Tip in the onion and stir-fry for a minute. Tip in the garlic, chilli, and broccoli and saute over a medium heat for 5 minutes.
Stir in the ginger and peanuts. Add the soy sauce, black pepper, sugar and sesame oil (if using)