Best Hot Broccoli
2 lbs broccoli
1/2 red bell pepper, cut julienne
1/2 cup sliced green onions
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoon black sesame seeds ( light sesame seeds are OK too)
Cut broccoli florets into serving-size pieces. Trim and peel stems and
cut cut 1/4 inch thick slices.
Steam broccoli until just crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Rinse under
cold water. Drain and pat dry.
Heat oil in 12-inch skillet. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and sauté
1 minute. Add red pepper and onions, sauté 5 minutes. Add broccoli, soy
sauce, sugar and lemon juice. Toss until heated through. Sprinkle with
sesame seeds. Serve immediately. 6 servings.