Broccoli with Oyster Sauce


  • 1 pound broccoli flowerets


  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 4 teaspoons water
  • 2 tablespoons white sesame seeds

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Add the broccoli and blanch for 2 to 3 minutes, until it is tender but still crisp. Remove from the saucepan, plunge briefly into ice cold water, and drain.
  3. In a small saucepan, bring the chicken broth, oyster sauce, dark soy sauce, granulated sugar, sesame oil to a boil.
  4. Add salt to taste.
  5. Add the cornstarch and water slurry, stirring to thicken.
  6. Pour the sauce over the blanched broccoli.
  7. Serve hot, garnished with the sesame seeds.

Source: Chinese Food

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