Broccoli & Garlic Sauce

brocolli with garlic sauce

This is my version of the dish that’s on every take out Chinese food menu in America. I’ve always loved it, and I’ve been known to eat a quart of it all by myself. Lately, however, it’s seemed unpleasantly sweet and sticky. I don’t think the dish has changed, it’s probably just me getting sour in my old age, and wanting my food to keep pace with me. I decided to make a less sweet, brothier version. It’s simple as pie to make, takes no time at all, and is very tasty – retaining the appealing salty/sweet/hot dynamic without the heavy syrup.

Here’s Immortal Technique’s diatribe against preachy vegetarians Beef and Broccoli. (Don’t listen if you don’t like sweary music!!) I’ve been a vegetarian since I was twelve, but I’ve got a sense of humor about it, and I think this song is pretty funny (but it has a lot of curse words! You’ve been warned!)
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