Chinese Broccoli with Mushrooms recipe

Chinese broccoli are a different kind vegetable with big, thick, flat leaves and fat stems. The taste of this broccoli is slightly sweet with a small bitter note, it's like an asparagus only juicier. The most common variation that you can find in Chinese cafeteria's is stir fried broccoli with mushroom is oyster sauce, it is one of the specialty vegetables in China. This recipe is native to southern China and has a long history. It is a favorite vegetable in the southern regions of Guangdong, Guangxi and Fujian. Other for being super tasty this dish extremely healthy as well, Chinese broccoli is a green vegetable with more vitamins in leafy vegetables. It contains organic alkali, which gives it a bitter taste. It can stimulate the taste nerves of the human body, increase appetite, and accelerate gastrointestinal motility and help digestion. It also contains a lot of dietary fiber to prevent constipation. Lower cholesterol, soften blood vessels, and prevent heart disease.

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Difficult

Easy

Servings

4

Preparation time

6 min

Cooking Time

10 min

Ingredients

  • 500g Fresh chinese broccoli
  • moderate amount of cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp. Soy sauce 
  • Moderate amount of sesame oil
  • 250g Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp. Oyster sauce
  • 4 tsp White sugar
  • 1 tbsp Water starch

Instructions

1

Pour around 1 liter of water in the pot, add 2 tablespoons of white sugar to boil (because the Chinese broccoli itself has a bitter taste, add white sugar and water can effectively remove a bit bitterness). Cut off the old root part of the tail, soak into the pot, drip a few drops Oil, simmer for three minutes

2

Heat the wok with cooking oil and then add the oyster sauce, do not use large fire 

3

When the oil and the oyster sauce is melted, pour in the shiitake's already sliced and stir fry, add water to make the sauce thicker and   add a spoon full of soy sauce, two teaspoons of sugar, three drops of sesame oil, pour a little water starch

4

When the mushrooms are stirred, pour everything in the Chinese broccoli that you boiled previously

5

Bright colors and rich texture, here's a sample of your Chinese broccoli with mushrooms