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Fried Broccoli


"This is a recipe I came up with when I was on the South Beach Diet. It is a very healthy recipe and my husband asks for it almost all the time."
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10 m servings 61 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 61 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 27 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Rinse and pat dry the broccoli.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, add the crushed red pepper and heat 1 minute. Cook and stir the broccoli in the skillet until it begins to get crispy, 5 to 7 minutes. Season with salt to serve.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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The only thing I did differently was use fresh broccoli and cooked it using a little bit of leftover bacon drippings. AMAZING

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I would cut down to 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes next time, but we don't like food very spicy. This is an interesting dish and I would recommend it for a real change when entertaining but there is...

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The only thing I did differently was use fresh broccoli and cooked it using a little bit of leftover bacon drippings. AMAZING

In deference to Hubs' sensitive innards, I had to skip the crushed red pepper flakes and used some fresh ground black pepper instead. I used fresh broccoli, added a little clarified butter alon...

This was really good and couldn't be easier, and probably the only way I will prepare frozen broccoli from now on...I added 2 cloves of chopped garlic to the pan and also sprinkled with parm ch...

This is good! I ate this at the Franciscan on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco and it's a great spin on cooking broccoli. When I made it at home I just used olive oil, black pepper, and sea sa...

Very easy and tasty recipe. I unthawed the broccoli and then gently squeezed some of the water out of it. I sauteed 1/2 an onion and 2 sliced garlic cloves in the oil for a couple of minutes, t...

I was looking for something simple yet tasty for broccoli and came across this recipe. I did not use salt but sprayed "I can't believe it's not butter." Tasted like I should have made more - r...

What a unique way to cook broccoli! Wonderful crispness, great flavor and so easy to prepare! Added fresh minced garlic the last 3 minutes of cooking so the garlic wouldn't burn and turn bitte...

I do the same thing with frozen green beans and add so chopped garlic! Yum

My vegetable hating husband said this was the best broccoli he's ever had and even my 5- and 7-year-olds liked it (for broccoli). This might become my new regular way of cooking broccoli. I put ...