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Chinese Broccoli with Black Bean Sauce and Garlic

Chinese broccoli tastes like a cross between broccoli and broccoli rabe. It has a slight bitterness that pairs well with the sweetness in black bean sauce.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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1 ½ lb. Chinese broccoli, ends trimmed and stalks peeled
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2 Tbs. canola oil
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2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)
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1 ½ Tbs. black bean garlic sauce
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½ tsp. sugar

Instructions: 

  1. Bring large pot of water to a boil. Blanch broccoli 1 to 2 minutes, or until bright green. Rinse under cold water to stop cooking, and drain well.
  2. Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add broccoli, and sauté 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic, and cook 1 minute, or until fragrant. Stir in black bean sauce and sugar, and sauté 2 to 3 minutes more, or until broccoli is crisp-tender.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
130
Protein: 
4 g
Total Fat: 
8 g
Saturated Fat: 
0.5 g
Carbohydrates: 
13 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
141 mg
Fiber: 
3 g
Sugar: 
1 g
Yield: 
Serves 4

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