Broccoli Stir-fry with Special Sauce
Broccoli Stir-fry with Special Sauce

Broccoli Stir-fry with Special Sauce

March 27, 2017

A delicious vegetarian dinner for #MeatlessMonday or #FoodieFryday, a favorite in my house especially when served with Fried Bananas on the side! You could also leave out the Fried Bananas & just serve this as a vegetable side dish with meat, chicken or seafood.

Serves: 2

Ingredients

For the Special Sauce:

1 Tblsp pomegranate molasses (see Tip# 1)

1 tsp soy sauce

1/2 tsp sherry cooking wine

1/2 tsp organic cane sugar

1/4 tsp water

1/4 tsp sesame seed oil

1/8 tsp ground ginger

Optional for spicy heat: 1/8 tsp Sriracha sauce

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Cooked Jasmine Rice for serving - 1 cup per person

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For the Stir-fry:

2 cups bite-sized broccoli florets

2/3 of a red bell pepper, seeded & cut into short strips

2 - 1/2' thick slices of red onion, cut into half moons, separate layers & cut larger pieces in half

1 Tblsp House of Tsang Stir-Fry Oil (see Tip# 2)

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For serving:

Optional for garnishing: crumbled goat cheese & Toasted Pine Nuts (see recipe in Fruit & Nuts category)

Fried Bananas (pomegranate version) for serving (see recipe in the Fruit & Nuts category)

Directions

1 Add the Special Sauce ingredients to a small bowl & whisk till completely combined. Cover & refrigerate 3 hours or overnight to allow the ingredients to marry. Re-whisk before using.

2 Cook Jasmine Rice & set aside till ready to serve (see recipe in Rice & Grains category).

Jasmine Rice

3 Heat a wok or large cast iron skillet on high for about 2 minutes, till it's very hot.

4 Add oil, reduce heat to med-high & immediately add vegetables.

5 Stir-fry 4 to 6 minutes till crisp-tender & showing some char.

6 Remove from heat & stir in the Special Sauce till well coated.

7 Add 1 cup rice to each serving plate & make a well in the center. Top with cooked veggies

8 Garnish with goat cheese & pine nuts (if using) & serve with Fried Bananas (pomegranate version) on the side.

Broccoli Stir-fry with Special Sauce

Tips & Suggestions

1 If you can't find pomegranate molasses locally, you can order pomegranate molasses syrup online from Amazon.com.

2 You can find House of Tsang Stir-Fry Oil in most supermarkets in the International/Asian food section. If you can't find that brand, use another garlic infused, high-heat oil.

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