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Unleash the power of simplicity

Prep 10 min | Cook 10 min

Experience the vibrant goodness of blanched broccoli infused with the tantalizing taste of our simple garlic dressing. It's the perfect side dish that'll leave you craving for more. If you're a broccoli lover, prepare to fall head over heels for this garlicky sensation, made with just 6 ingredients!


I'm truly blessed to possess this incredible recipe based down to me by the master chef herself, my mother-in-law, known to the Temple Fam as Yu Qing-Yi. Her wisdom in fine dining Chinese cuisine has been an invaluable treasure, fueling my endless inspiration and transforming my eating habits forever.

We take crisp, blanched broccoli and elevate it to new heights with a slow-roasted garlic oil dressing. The secret to unlocking amazing flavor lies in achieving the perfect golden brown garlic. Carefully cooked over low heat to avoid any burnt notes, it adds an irresistible dimension to every bite. And for a complete meal, add some crisped tofu and a dash of soy sauce to elevate the experience even further!

Broccoli has been a topic of debate in households for ages. But with this recipe, we've found the key to uniting all taste preferences. Whether you're an avid broccoli enthusiast or need a little extra flavor to fully appreciate it, we've got you covered. Chop the broccoli to your desired size—smaller or larger—and watch as the garlic sesame flavor works its magic.

Don't settle for bland broccoli any longer. Join us on this flavor-packed adventure and let our Garlic Broccoli redefine your culinary expectations. Unleash the power of simplicity and savor the sensational combination of flavors. Discover a whole new world of broccoli appreciation, one bite at a time!


  • 2 small heads of broccoli , cut into florets

  • 2 tsp oil

  • 2 large cloves of garlic , finely chopped or thin small slices

  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  • 2 tsp soy sauce

  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 1 tbsp water


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil and generously season with a pinch of salt.

  2. Add the vibrant broccoli to the boiling water and cook it to perfection for 2 to 3 minutes. Look for that bright green hue that promises a delightful experience.

  3. Once the broccoli reaches the pinnacle of its vibrancy, remove it from the heat. Give it a quick drain and refresh it with a refreshing cold water bath. This ensures a crisp and tantalizing texture.

  4. Heat some oil over medium-low heat and let it reach its sizzling point. Now, it's time to introduce the star of the show—garlic! Reduce the heat to low, mix it well, and let the magic unfold. Slowly cook the garlic to a golden perfection, infusing it with delightful roasted flavors for approximately 3 to 4 minutes. Patience is key!

  5. Brace yourself for an explosion of taste! Add soy sauce and red pepper flakes to the skillet, stirring vigorously for a few seconds. To achieve the perfect balance, add a tablespoon of water into the mix, blending all the flavors.

  6. The moment has come to unite the flavorful elements. Drizzle the enticing garlic and soy sauce over your broccoli, or go a step further and add the broccoli directly to the skillet, and mix. To complete the symphony of taste, season with a dash of salt and pepper to your liking.

It's time to reimagine broccoli and experience its full potential. Elevate your taste buds with this sensational recipe that blends simplicity and flavor seamlessly. Let this culinary adventure transport you to new realms of enjoyment. Enjoy every single bite of this delicious masterpiece!

Nutrition Information per Serving

  • 140 Calories

  • 10 g Carbs

  • 9 g Protein

  • 5 g Fat

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