Charred Tenderstem® broccoli with Oriental Dressing

Charred Tenderstem® broccoli with Oriental Dressing

This side dish is simple yet delicious – charred Tenderstem is topped with a tantalizing mix of garlic, ginger, chilli, tamari and toasted sesame seeds for an oriental twist on your favourite vegetable! Recipe created by food blogger, Lucy and Lentils (

Preparation time

5 minutes

Cooking time

10 minutes



Dietary requirements

  • Dairy free
  • Gluten free
  • Nut free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutritional information per serving

  • kcal 97
  • Fat 4.6g Medium
  • Saturates 0.9g Low
  • Carbs 3.7g
  • Sugars 2.2g Low
  • Fibre 5.1g
  • Protein 7.5g
  • Salt 2.76g High
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  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil and gently simmer the Tenderstem® broccoli for around 3 minutes.

  2. Place a griddle pan on high heat. Add the sesame seeds and toast until golden, taking care that they don’t burn. Transfer to a dish and set aside.

  3. Drain the Tenderstem® broccoli and add to the griddle pan. Leave on a high heat until lightly charred, then turn and char on the other side.

  4. In a small dish, mix the tamari, chilli flakes, garlic, ginger and pepper.

  5. Place the Tenderstem® broccoli on a plate, add the toasted sesame seeds and a drizzle of the dressing and serve.

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Nutrition information for Tenderstem® broccoli is based on lab analysis of the raw product commissioned by Tenderstem® broccoli. Please note, nutrition may vary due to origin, methods of storage and preparation, and freshness.

Nutrition analysis of recipes featured on the Tenderstem® broccoli website is calculated by a registered dietitian using McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods, Seventh Edition, but may vary slightly depending on the specific ingredients used. Analyses do not include optional ingredients or suggested accompaniments unless specific amounts are given. If there is a range in the amount of an ingredient, the smaller amount is used. When a recipe lists a choice of ingredients, the first is used.