nutritional information

Per 1-cup serving:

  • Calories: 57
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Total Fat: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 264 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 1 g

Sesame-Ginger Steamed Broccoli

sesame-ginger steamed broccoli

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

No steamer basket required for this recipe. A modest amount of liquid in a standard skillet steams the broccoli to perfection.
  • 1 lb. broccoli, cut into medium florets (6 cups loosely packed)
  • 2 Tbs. mirin or sake
  • 1 Tbs. tamari
  • 1 Tbs. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds

Place broccoli, mirin, tamari, ginger, oil, and 1/4 cup water in large (2- to 3-qt.) skillet. Cover, and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Steam 4 minutes, or until broccoli is bright green and crisp-tender. Sprinkle with salt and sesame seeds.

January/February 2012 p.38

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This is delicious but beware - Following one of the comments, I tried leaving out the water and the sauce burnt and stuck to the pan. Next time I will stick to the recipe and the 1/4 cup water.

J M - 2015-12-27 04:30:18

Used sliced carrots and parsnips instead of broccoli. Forgot to add 1/4 water ( it wasn't listed in the ingredients) and it still turned out to be delicious! Carrots and parsnips began to caramelize! Thanks for a tasty, easy, quick recipe. Ann

Ann - 2015-01-29 01:06:24

i would like it with out the sesame seeds

samantha showman - 2014-12-05 14:47:00

looks very good... I am cleansing now, but will try this after my post/cleanse... thank you

Lesli smith - 2014-10-01 03:20:02

Thank u

nan - 2014-05-08 06:04:55

Thought you would be interested Jon

Cyndy Grandia - 2014-05-07 23:37:48

Quick, simple and yummy!

Sandy Salvesen - 2014-02-04 01:59:27

you can get organic tamari that isgluten free by SAN-J

halina k - 2014-01-27 21:53:52

I need a simple recipe

Charlotte stern - 2013-12-28 14:20:47

This is so good. I only had regular sesame oil but it was still good. I am picking up some toasted sesame oil today so I can see how much better it is going to be. I can eat this regularly.

Rudie Hansbro - 2013-08-16 15:47:06

I thought tamari was made with wheat (in addition to soy), or am I thinking of something else?

Elizabeth Vongvisith - 2013-01-23 06:46:24


Brianne Aceves - 2013-01-02 23:28:42

Very good and simple.

Cara Norris - 2013-01-02 04:00:07

Tim: Cut and paste recipe to a word document and print from there.

Cathy Cardona - 2012-11-09 14:34:52