Side Dish, Vegetarian

Easy Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe | How to make Broccoli Fry

Broccoli stir fry

Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe | Garlic Broccoli Fry is a simple and quick recipe, stir-fried with garlic and sesame seeds that tastes absolutely incredible with the subtle flavors of lemon and garlic.

This is my personal favorite, and it’s something I look forward to having with my lunch. Its distinct flavor, lightly seasoned with spices, goes well with any food.

This is a healthy green vegetable that is recognized as a superfood due to its high nutritional value, anti-cancer, and antioxidant property.

Broccoli is an anti-inflammatory powerhouse, packed with vitamin A, B, C, E, K, folate. It is also a rich source of fiber, calcium, iron, zinc, potassium, magnesium, omega 3 fatty acids, and many more.

This is an excellent food to add to one’s diet to fulfill fitness needs as it is low in calories & carbs, and high in proteins and fiber.

We can stir-fry broccoli along with any vegetables of our choice, along with seasonings like parmesan, ginger, garlic, green chilies, sesame seeds, or lemon. This dish can be served as a main course or as a side dish.

For crispy and delightful, choose one that is brilliant green in color and has strong, robust stems with compact clusters of florets.

Serve this simple yet delicious side dish hot with Rice, Noodles, Chapati, or just a side dish. Try our other Italian recipes featured in this blog Tawa pizzaPizza sauce, White sauce pasta.

How to make Broccoli Stir Fry

  1. Cut the broccoli into medium-sized florets. Pour boiling water over the florets and leave for 2-3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
Broccoli stir fry

2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add 1tbsp chopped garlic, and sauté for a minute until aromatic.

3. Add 1tsp chili flakes, 1/2tsp salt, and 1/4th tsp pepper and sauté for 30 seconds. (Do not burn the spices)

4. Next, add the florets and toss for 2-3 minutes until it is browned around the edges. Drizzle oil and stir fry on high flame (Do not overcook them, they will lose the crunch )

Broccoli stir fry

5. Add 1-2 tsp soya sauce to the mixture and make sure it is all coated.

Broccoli stir fry

6. Further, add 1tsp mixed herbs or the Italian seasoning and fry for 30-40seconds.

Broccoli stir fry

7. Take the flame off, pour the 1/2tsp lemon juice and sprinkle some sesame seeds. Mix

Broccoli stir fry
Broccoli stir fry

8. Serve it hot.

Broccoli stir fry
Broccoli stir fry

Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

Srilatha
Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe | Garlic Broccoli Fry is a simple and quick recipe where broccoli is stir-fried with garlic that tastes absolutely incredible.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Italian
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Broccoli  Medium-sized
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Garlic  Chopped
  • 1 tsp Chili flakes
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • 1-2 tsp Soya sauce
  • 1 tsp Dried herbs or the Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp  Sesame seeds

Instructions
 

  • Cut the broccoli into medium-sized florets. Pour boiling water over the florets and leave for 2-3minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add chopped garlic, sauté for a minute until aromatic.
  • Add chili flakes, salt, pepper, and sauté for 30 seconds. (Do not burn the spices)
  • Add the broccoli florets and toss for 2-3 minutes until it is browned around the edges. Drizzle oil and stir fry the broccoli on high flame (Do not overcook the broccoli, it will lose the crunch )
  • Add soya sauce to the mixture and make sure it is all coated on the broccoli florets.
  • Add mixed herbs or the Italian seasoning and stir fry 30-40seconds.
  • Take the flame off, pour the lemon juice and sprinkle some sesame seeds on the broccoli. Mix
  • Serve it hot

Notes

  1. Don’t compromise on the oil; it’s what gives the broccoli its crunch.
  2. After adding boiling water to the broccoli, drain the water.
  3. Avoid overcooking the broccoli.