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Lemon Ginger Broccoli

Lemon Ginger Broccoli

  • Author: A Family Feast
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 4 mins
  • Total Time: 14 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: steamed
  • Cuisine: Asian


¼ cup soy sauce

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon grated lemon zest

1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

1½ teaspoons toasted sesame oil

1½ teaspoons hot sesame oil (or hot pepper oil, which is found more readily at the grocery store, may be substituted)

1 tablespoon fructose or sugar (optional)

8 cups bite-sized broccoli florets and peeled stems (about two medium crowns)


  1. To prepare the sauce, combine the soy sauce, lemon juice, lemon zest, freshly grated ginger, sesame oil, hot oil and fructose in a small bowl. Whisk to combine.
  2. Steam the broccoli for about 3-4 minutes until tender but still crisp. Drain well.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the broccoli and sauce and toss to coat the broccoli.
  4. Serve hot, warm or at room temperature.

Keywords: Lemon Ginger Broccoli