Recipe - Broccoli with Asian Dressing

Broccoli with Asian dressing

Serves 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 6 minutes


  • 400 gr broccoli
  • 2.5 cm piece of ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 fresh hot red chili
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Tamari
  • 1 lime or lemon
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Heat your steamer pan or put a large pan of water on to boil. Break the broccoli up into little pieces and slice up the stalks. Place the broccoli in your steamer or in a colander placed over the pan of boiling water and cover with a tight-fitting lid or some foil. Steam for around 6 minutes, until stalks are tender. Meanwhile, make your dressing. Peel ginger and garlic and grate into a bowl. Halve, deseed and finely chop chili and add to the bowl. Stir in sesame oil, olive oil, Tamari sauce and the juice from lime or lemon. Drizzle in balsamic vinegar. Whisk the dressing together and have a taste. What you’re looking for is a flavour balance between saltiness from the tamari, sweetness from the apple cider vinegar, acid from the lime and heat from the chili. When the broccoli is cooked, place it on a big serving platter. Mix up the dressing one last time before pouring it over.

Serve as a side dish with main of your choice.


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