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Spicy steamed broccoli in a white bowl

Spicy Broccoli

Author: Louisa Clements
5 from 1 vote
Steam broccoli in water with garlic, lemon juice, and hot chilli flakes for a quick side dish.
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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
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Servings: 4 servings


  • 2 medium heads broccoli, chopped into florets
  • cup water
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp hot chilli flakes
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Heat a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add water, garlic, lemon juice and hot chilli flakes, bring to a simmer. Add broccoli to the pan, cover and cook for 4 minutes.
  • Remove broccoli from the pan, cook down excess water for another two minutes. Remove from heat and pour over broccoli. Drizzle with olive oil, season with salt serve.
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