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Spicy Broccoli
This spicy broccoli recipe is simple to make, can be adjusted for a gluten-free diet, and is a nice change to steamed or roasted broccoli!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 1 bunch of broccoli cut into florets
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • teaspoons avocado oil
  • teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup pine nuts toasted


  • Cut the broccoli into florets and set aside.
  • Mix the rice wine vinegar and the water together in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Mix the soy sauce and sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Set aside.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and add the oils. Add the garlic and crushed red pepper flakes and and stir-fry until fragrant about 15 seconds.
  • Turn the heat to high and add the broccoli. Stir-fry. Add the rice wine vinegar and water mixture and combine. Cover and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the soy sauce mixture and toss. Add the pine nuts and stir-fry for a few seconds to combine the ingredients.
  • Enjoy!
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