Rating: 4.5 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
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Broccoli florets soak up the flavors from Chinese five-spice powder—a combination of sweet spices including anise, cinnamon, cloves and spicy Szechuan peppercorns. Serve over black rice.

EatingWell.com, November 2017; updated October 2022


Recipe Summary

35 mins
35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk water, vinegar, hoisin, soy sauce, sesame oil, cornstarch and five-spice powder in a small bowl. Set aside.

  • Heat peanut oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add broccoli and bell peppers; cook, stirring often, until tender-crisp, about 6 minutes. Add scallions, chiles (or crushed red pepper), garlic and ginger; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Reduce heat to low, add the reserved sauce mixture and cook, stirring, until thickened, about 30 seconds. Remove from heat and stir in peanuts.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 recipe
259 calories; protein 8.5g; carbohydrates 18.1g; dietary fiber 4.9g; sugars 6.4g; fat 18.8g; saturated fat 3g; cholesterol 0.1mg; vitamin a iu 3775.5IU; vitamin c 177.6mg; folate 108.2mcg; calcium 74.7mg; iron 1.9mg; magnesium 66.6mg; potassium 579.9mg; sodium 212mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 1g.

4 fat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch