Roasting brings out the sweet flavor of broccoli while adding a pleasant bitter note. The mildly spicy soy-orange sauce brings it all into balance. Taking the extra step to remove the woody outer layer from the broccoli stems makes the entire floret tender. Look for Asian chile-garlic sauce with other Asian flavorings and condiments.

Julia Levy
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut broccoli into florets with 2 inches of stem; toss with canola oil on a large baking sheet. Bake at 425°F until tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Bring fresh orange juice, lower-sodium soy sauce, light brown sugar, and Asian chile-garlic sauce to a boil in a saucepan over high. Reduce to a simmer, and cook until thickened, 2 minutes. Stir in dark sesame oil. Drizzle over broccoli. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

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Nutrition Facts

170 calories; fat 11g; saturated fat 1g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 5g; sugars 7g; added sugar 3g; sodium 251mg.
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