Fried broccoli with chen pi and hei zhi ma

18. December 2023 318 Views


  • 1 broccoli cut into florets
  • 2 tsp chen pi (dried orange peel) / finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 spring onions / thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp roasted black sesame seeds
  • oil for frying
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil and blanch the broccoli in it for approx. 2-3 minutes until it is al dente. Then drain the broccoli and set aside.

2. Heat a little oil in a pan and fry the chopped garlic until fragrant. Then add the broccoli again.

3. In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, maple syrup or honey, sesame oil, grated ginger and chopped chen pi.

4 Pour the sauce over the fried broccoli and mix well to coat the broccoli evenly. Roast for another 1-2 minutes until the broccoli is flavored with the sauce.

5. Transfer the roasted broccoli with Chen Pi to a serving dish and garnish with spring onions and toasted sesame seeds.

6. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.

This simple recipe is suitable as a side dish with rice or noodles or can be served as a main course with additional ingredients such as fried tofu or mushrooms. Enjoy your meal!

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