Delicious Chinese Broccoli (gai-lan) with light and aromatic ginger and wine flavors. With fresh ingredients and prepared properly, the gai-lan should be crunchy but not chewy. The sauce should be light, but with a slight kick from the ginger. The color should be bright green.
- 1/2 lb chinese broccoli
- 2 inch piece of ginger, chopped into 1/2” squares
- 2/3 tablespoon sugar
- 2 teaspoon Shaoxing rice wine or other Chinese cooking wine
- Dash of salt
- Heat oil in skillet over high heat. Add ginger, stir until fragrant.
- Add chinese broccoli, wine, sugar and salt. Mix well and cook until middle of stems are slightly translucent but with still a hint of white. Do not overcook!