Broccoli with Browned Butter and Breadcrumbs

Look for panko breadcrumbs in the Asian section of large supermarkets or in Asian markets. They're ideal for an extra-crunchy topping for the broccoli.


3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 3 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 101
Fat 6.3 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Protein 4.1 g
Carbohydrate 9.4 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 1.0 mg
Sodium 202 mg
Caloriesfromfat 56 %
Fiber 3.5 g
Calcium 57 mg


1 (12-ounce) package fresh broccoli florets
1/4 cup panko (Japanese) breadcrumbs or fresh breadcrumbs
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt or
1/8 teaspoon table salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Dash of ground red pepper


Steam broccoli, covered, 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.

. While broccoli steams, place breadcrumbs in a large skillet; cook over medium heat 3 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet, and set aside.

. Add butter to skillet, and cook over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until butter is lightly browned, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

. Drain broccoli. Add broccoli, salt, and peppers to skillet, tossing to coat broccoli with butter. Place in a serving bowl; sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Serve immediately.