Sesame Orange Broccoli Recipe

Sesame Orange Broccoli
Sesame Orange Broccoli

Sesame Orange Broccoli Recipe

Sesame Orange Broccoli


Looking for something different to do with broccoli, then this easy side dish is for you. Perfect side with salmon, cod, chicken or steak. You could even make this a meal by sauteed this with strips of beef or chicken before making the broccoli!


Sesame Orange Broccoli

Servings: 4 • Size: 3/4 cup • Points +: 1 • Smart Points: 1

Calories: 52 • Fat: 1 g • Sat Fat: 0 g • Carb: 10 g • Fiber: 2.5 g • Protein: 3 g

Sugar: 3 g • Sodium: 295 mg • Cholesterol: 0 mg



kosher salt

12 oz broccoli, cut into florets

1/2 tablespoon corn starch

1/4 cup fresh orange juice

1/4 teaspoon orange zest

2 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon grated ginger

1 garlic clove, finely minced

1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

1 scallion, chopped

1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds

Red pepper flakes, to taste (optional)



Bring a large pot of salted water to a rolling boil.  Add broccoli and boil for 1 minutes.  Drain and immediately place broccoli in a large bowl of ice water to stop it from cooking.

In a small bowl add orange juice, soy sauce, orange zest and cornstarch, whisking until cornstarch is dissolved.

Heat a non-stick wok or large deep skillet over high heat.  Add sesame oil, scallions, garlic and ginger and sauté for 30 seconds.  Add the sauce and broccoli and sauté 1 to 2 minutes, until the broccoli is crisp tender. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and red pepper flakes (if using). Serve immediately.


Makes 3 cups.


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