Blanched Chinese Broccoli With Oyster Sauce

Blanched Chinese Broccoli With Oyster Sauce

Try this blanched Chinese broccoli with oyster sauce recipe. The oyster sauce nicely complements the bitter-sweet taste of the broccoli or gai-lan.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Wash the Chinese broccoli; then cut off the ends, if not already trimmed, and cut into bite-sized pieces (about 2 inches long).
  3. Step 3

    In a large saucepan, add enough water to cover the broccoli. Add the salt, baking soda and ginger and bring to a boil.
  4. Step 4

    While waiting for the water to boil, prepare the sauce. Combine the chicken broth or water, oyster sauce , rice wine or dry sherry, and sugar.
  5. Step 5

    Bring to a boil in a small saucepan, then turn the heat down and keep warm while blanching the broccoli.
  6. Step 6

    Add the Chinese broccoli to the boiling water. Cook until the stalks are tender but crisp—about 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Step 7

    Rinse in cold running water and drain.
  8. Step 8

    Pour the sauce over the broccoli.
  9. Step 9

    Serve immediately and enjoy.