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Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce

The fresh crisp Chinese broccoli is drizzled with a sizzling oyster sauce with a sweet savory flavor. Plenty of fresh ginger and garlic are added so that the pungent herby aroma is noticeable from far away. You will be amazed that a dish could be this simple yet so full of flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 2
Calories: 101kcal
Author: Maggie Zhu

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 300 grams (10 ounces) Chinese broccoli , tough ends and stem surfaces removed
  • 1 tablespoon garlic , minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger , minced

Instructions

  • Combine oyster sauce, sugar and 2 tablespoons water in a small bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add broccoli and boil over medium heat, until the broccoli is cooked through and the stem part remains crisp. Drain broccoli, transfer to a large plate, and set aside.
  • Heat a small skillet on medium high heat until hot. Add peanut oil, garlic and ginger. Stir a few times with a spatula until fragrant. Turn to lowest heat. Add the oyster sauce mixture into skillet and stir with a spatula immediately to avoid burning the sauce. When the sauce becomes fragrant, after 10 to 20 seconds, stop heat.
  • Pour the oyster sauce over the Chinese broccoli and serve warm.

Nutrition

Serving: 167g | Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.8g | Protein: 3.9g | Fat: 6.8g | Saturated Fat: 1.2g | Sodium: 137mg | Potassium: 31mg | Sugar: 1.1g | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 161mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 5mg