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Bang bang broccoli with fried rice recipe

Bang bang broccoli with fried rice recipe

8 ratings

If you want to turn the heat in the kitchen up a notch, look no further than this bang bang broccoli stir-fry. Crispy panko broccoli florets, 2 different hot sauces and fresh red chillies bring an undeniably moreish heat to this simple stir-fry that is superb as a meal for two. See method

  • Serves 2
  • 10 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 910 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy-free

Ingredients

  • 100g plain flour
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 70g panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 head of broccoli (about 350g), cut into medium-sized florets, stalk chopped into 1cm pieces
  • 4 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 2-3 tbsp sriracha, to taste
  • 1 tbsp reduced-salt soy sauce, plus 1 tsp
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 250g pouch microwave long-grain rice
  • 1 bunch spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 red chillies, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
White rice can always be swapped for brown (check cooking instructions for timings)

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    3830kj
    910kcal
    46%
  • Fat

    31g 44%
  • Saturates

    5g 25%
  • Sugars

    22g 24%
  • Salt

    2.7g 45%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 128.4g Protein 31.7g Fibre 13.1g

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C and line a baking tray with baking paper. In a shallow bowl, mix the flour, paprika and garlic powder. Put the eggs and breadcrumbs in a separate bowl each.

  2. Dip the broccoli florets in the flour mixture, then in the beaten egg, before coating in the breadcrumb mix and placing on the baking tray, making sure they don’t touch. Bake for 10-15 mins, turning over halfway through, until starting to turn crisp and golden brown.

  3. Meanwhile, make the bang bang sauce: mix together the sweet chilli, sriracha and 1 tbsp soy sauce.

  4. When the broccoli is golden, heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok or large frying pan over a high heat. Add the broccoli florets and drizzle in the bang bang sauce; stir-fry for 1-2 mins until the broccoli is sticky and glazed. Transfer to a bowl, cover to keep warm and set aside.

  5. Add the remaining 1 tbsp oil to the pan, then add the garlic and broccoli stalks. Stir-fry for 2-3 mins until the broccoli starts to soften, then add the rice. Stir-fry for 3 mins until piping hot, then stir in 1 tsp soy sauce. Serve topped with the broccoli florets, spring onion, chilli and sesame seeds.

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