Best Walnut Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

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Improve your stir-fry game with this scrumptious Walnut Broccoli Stir Fry. This delicious meal balances walnuts' earthiness and broccoli's sharpness. 


– 2 cups broccoli floret – 1 cup walnuts, roughly chopped – 2 tablespoons soy sauce – 1 tablespoon sesame oil – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 1 teaspoon ginger, grated – 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup – 2 tablespoons vegetable oil – Salt and pepper to taste – Optional: Red pepper flakes for a spicy kick – Cooked rice or noodles, for serving


Wash and paper-towel-dry the broccoli florets. Slice them evenly into bite-sized pieces for even cooking.

Step 1

Toast the Walnuts: Toast chopped walnuts in a dry skillet over medium heat for 2-3 minutes until aromatic and lightly toasted. Stir regularly to avoid scorching. Remove from skillet and set aside after toasting.

Step 2

Make the Sauce: Whisk soy sauce, sesame oil, chopped garlic, grated ginger, and honey or maple syrup in a small bowl. Adjust sweetness and saltiness to taste. Red pepper flakes provide spice to the sauce.

Step 3

Over medium-high heat, stir-fry broccoli in vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok. Stir-fry broccoli florets in the skillet for 3–4 minutes until tender but crunchy.

Step 4

Add toasted walnuts to the skillet once the broccoli has cooked to your liking. Toss the broccoli and walnuts in the sauce to coat.

Step 5

Final touches: Cook for 1-2 minutes to blend flavors. Taste and add salt, pepper, or soy sauce as needed.

Step 6

Serve: Remove skillet from heat and serve Walnut Broccoli Stir, Fry hot over cooked rice or noodles. Use sesame seeds or chopped green onions to add color and taste.

Step 7

Enjoy: Enjoy this delicious dish with crunchy walnuts, delicate broccoli, and savory-sweet sauce. The delicious symphony in each bite will leave you wanting more!

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