Roasted Chile-Garlic Broccoli

  • Sophiad13 Posted: 05/25/11
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    I made this recipe last night and it was awesome! I didn't have the chile paste thing so i substituted a chile garlic paste from the asian section in the super market and topped it off with about a teaspoon of chipotle chile powder. My boyfriend could not stop eating this and he is not a vegetable lover! Great recipe!!!

  • guinness4029 Posted: 04/19/11
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    This was spicy and good. My husband made it. We ended up with no left overs. He cut back on the salt because we didn't get 6 cups. I'm glad he did. That was the only complaint...a little on the salty side. But the Sambal Oelek made up for it.

  • KathrynNC Posted: 05/12/11
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    LOVED the flavor of oven roasted broccoli! For the salt - I used just a pinch or so of kosher salt. After it was all finished and removed from the oven, I immediately put a few tiny splashes of low sodium soy sauce in the pan and scraped up the brown bits on the bottom of the pan with a wooden spatula. I think this added a great flavor. We will most definitely make this again!

  • tehwarrens Posted: 05/21/11
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    LOVED this. Went perfectly with a mongolian beef dish I tried for the first time. I may add more sambal oelek next time, and will definitely skip the added salt. Our palates have become very used to lower-sodium cooking, so it was a bit on the salty side for us. The toasted sesame oil imparts so much flavor, it definitely doesn't need the added salt anyway!

  • Namaste Posted: 06/10/11
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    I've made this probably once a week since it came out in April. I've tried it with cauliflower too and thought it was fantastic. So appreciative of this recipe! Try it!

  • MeganCalPoly Posted: 07/27/11
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    Excellent. Needed another broccoli recipe and this fits the bill. Very tasty and we ate all of it. Used a Chili Garlic Sauce from the Asian aisle b/c I can never find the sambal oelek; tasted just great. Will definitely be making this again.

  • maddypotpie Posted: 08/23/11
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    Most of the reviewers said to use less salt than the recipe called for, but I think the recipe calls for the perfect amount. Next time I will add a little more chili paste for our tastes. Pretty good for roasted broccoli.

  • dmloss Posted: 12/30/11
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    I thought this was good, but I would have liked a little more flavor to the broccoli. There were pieces that didn't seem to have any flavor from the sauce. I will probably make this again, but I think I would double the oil and spices.

  • akshirey Posted: 01/07/13
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    Very tasty. Always on the lookout for good broccoli recipes and this was just what my family was craving!!

  • LoveCookingLite Posted: 01/01/13
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    You can easily adjust the spice level with the sambal oelek! I've made this dish for many guests and I always get a great reaction.

  • myrtlelj Posted: 10/09/12
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    For a different twist...After roasting broccoli (only did florets from 3 stalks) added: 1 1/2 Tbs. soy sauce, 1/2 Tbs. lemon juice, 1 minced garlic, and 1/2 tsp. grated fresh ginger and a splash of sesame oil. May need to micro a bit to reheat.

  • AltheaVet Posted: 09/20/13
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    Wow! This was fantastic! Not overly spicy so I think I can include it for a big dinner party. I used pre-minced garlic and rooster sauce.

  • wendolonia Posted: 09/07/13
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    Holy wow -- this was good! Like standing over the baking sheet eating the rest after dinner good.

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