Broccoli With Red Pepper Flakes and Garlic Chips

Broccoli With Red Pepper Flakes and Garlic Chips

Time: 25 mins


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 -4 garlic cloves, sliced crosswise into thin slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 lbs broccoli


  • 1 In a small skillet over medium-low heat combine the olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes.
  • 2 Heat, stirring frequently, just until the garlic begins to turn golden on the edges, approximately 1-2 minutes.
  • 3 Remove from heat, strain through a fine-mesh sieve, reserving the oil and garlic in separate containers.
  • 4 Cut the broccoli into florets, trimming the stalks until they are about 1-2 inches long.
  • 5 Place the cut broccoli in steamer basket over boiling water, cover tightly and stem until crisp tender, 4-6 minutes.
  • 6 Place broccoli immediately into a serving dish, sprinkle with garlic flakes and 1 tablespoon of the oil.
  • 7 Serve.
  • 8 The remaining oil can be saved and used in other dishes later.
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