Broccoli With Oyster Sauce
1 pound broccoli flowerets
1/4 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
Pinch of salt
1 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 4 teaspoons water
2 tablespoons white sesame seeds
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
Add the broccoli and blanch for 2 to 3 minutes, until it is tender but still crisp.
Remove from the saucepan, plunge briefly into ice cold water, and drain.
In a small saucepan, bring the chicken broth, oyster sauce, dark soy sauce, granulated sugar, sesame oil to a boil.
Add salt to taste. Add the cornstarch and water slurry, stirring to thicken.
Pour the sauce over the blanched broccoli. Serve hot, garnished with the sesame seeds.
Yield: 4 Servings