Stir-Fried Broccoli
CACFP: ¼ cup = ½ fruit/vegetable


Ingredients 6 servings 20 servings
Broccoli, fresh ¾ pound 2 pounds 1 ounce
Oil 1 Tablespoon ¼ cup
Garlic Clove(s) 1 2
Ground Ginger ¼ teaspoon ¾ teaspoon
Chicken Broth ¼ cup ¾ cup
Soy Sauce 2 Tablespoons ¼ cup
Sesame Seeds optional optional



  • 1. Cut fresh broccoli into bite-sized pieces, including the inner stems.
  • 2. Heat oil in large iron skillet or wok over medium high heat.
  • 3. Add garlic cloves and ginger and saute until brown. Remove cloves from oil with slotted spoon.
  • 4. Put broccoli in skillet or wok.
  • 5. Cook, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes. Halfway through cooking time, add chicken broth.
  • 6. Add soy sauce. Stir-fry for 5 minutes longer.
  • 7. Remove broccoli from pan with slotted spoon and place on serving dish. Reuse skillet to stir-fry remaining broccoli.
  • 8. Repeat steps 2-7 with remaining batches of broccoli.
  • 9. Keep warm in 200 degree oven until ready to serve.
  • 10. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.

    Note: This recipe may seem a bit complicated for broccoli, but ginger and soy sauce give a different flavor that children seem to like. Lunch on this day should allow you enough time to make this recipe.