Chinese broccoli with sesame and hoisin sauce
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Tasteful Chinese broccoli with sesame and hoisin sauce Recipe

This crunchy tasty dish holds a special meaning in Chinese culture — leafy green vegies are believed to hold luck in their roots.
Chinese broccoli with sesame and hoisin sauce
Prep Time : 0:10 | Cook Time : 0:05 | Total Time : 0:15 | Serving : 8 person.

Ingredients

  • 4 bunches gai lan (Chinese broccoli), ends trimmed

  • 125ml (1/2 cup) hoisin sauce

  • 2 tablespoons mushroom-flavoured dark soy sauce (see note)

  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

Method

  • Step 1

    Add enough water to a large saucepan or stockpot to come halfway up the side of the pan. Bring to the boil over medium-high heat. Add the gai lan. Cover and cook for 3 minutes or until bright green and tender crisp. Drain.

  • Step 2

    Combine the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and garlic in a bowl.

  • Step 3

    Cut the gai lan into 5cm lengths and arrange on a serving platter. Spoon over the hoisin sauce mixture and sprinkle with the sesame seeds

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