Garlic Sesame Broccoli Stir Fry Side Dish

What a delightful, simply, fiber rich side dish to go with fish, chicken, pork or beef.  The skinny for each serving, 77 calories and 3 grams of fat I especially love it with my recipe for Crock Pot, Skinny Chicken Teriyaki or Roasted Asian-Style Lean Pork Tenderloin.
Garlic Sesame Broccoli Stir Fry Side Dish

Helpful Tips About this Recipe

Makes 4 servings (about 2 cups each)

Food Fact

Broccoli’s name comes from the Latin word brachium, for arm or branch.

Healthy Benefit

Broccoli is a star member of the cruciferous family which is believed to help protect against cancer. It’s a super source of vitamin C, folate, vitamin B6 and fiber.

Shopping Tip

Chopped or crushed ginger, in a jar, can be found in the produce section near garlic, in a jar.

Weight Watchers SmartPoints
Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS 
SKINNY FACTS: for 1 serving (about 2 cups each)
77 calories, 3g fat, 6g protein, 10g carbs, 6g fiber, 192mg sodium, 0g sugar
FACTS: for SmartPoints


Garlic Sesame Broccoli Stir Fry Side Dish

Garlic Sesame Broccoli Stir Fry Side Dish

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Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4
Calories 77 kcal


  • 8 cups broccoli cut into florets
  • teaspoons sesame oil or olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds for topping


  • Heat oil in pan. Add garlic, broccoli, soy sauce and stir fry for 2-3 minutes until heated and still a bit crunchy. Remove from heat and add to serving plate.
  • In the same pan, toast the sesame seed for about 1½ minutes until browned.
  • Sprinkle seeds all over the broccoli and serve.


Serving: 2cupsCalories: 77kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 6gFat: 3gSodium: 192mgFiber: 6gPlus Points: 2
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