Stir Fried Broccoli with Oyster Sauce / 蠔油 炒西蘭花

A Restaurant Style Short-Cut
Specially Nuanced Sauce

Steamed Broccoli

Steamed Broccoli

Oyster Sauce gives a special nuanced flavor to Broccoli.  This version uses a pre-prepared Stir-Fry Oyster Sauce, often used in Chinese restaurants for convenience.  The sauce is not a bad one, and has other uses.

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Oyster Sauce

 蠔油 炒西蘭花

Chinese

Ingredients:

Using garlic to make Vietnamese soup with pork cabbage rolls

Garlic – a Key Ingredient

4 cups Broccoli florets, blanched
1 clove Garlic
¼ cup Green Onions, chopped coarsely, both green and white parts
1 recipe Stir-Fry Oyster Sauce
1½ tablespoons Peanut Oil or other Vegetable Oil

Method:

Well before cooking time, wash and clean the Broccoli, divide into florets, blanche and set aside to dry fully.

Chop the Green Onions and chop the Garlic finely.   Set these aside until cooking time.

Make the Stir-Fry Oyster Sauce.  This can be kept in the refrigerator until cooking time.

To cook, heat a wok until hot.  When it is hot, put in the Oil and when the Oil is hot, Then put in the Garlic and Green Onions and stir-fry a few seconds.

Put in the Broccoli florets and stir-fry about a minute.

Oyster Sauce

Oyster Sauce

Add the Stir-Fry Oyster sauce and bring to a boil.  Cover and cook over low flame u ntil the sauce thickens, about four minutes, then serve.

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