Chefs' Recipes

Yama Kitchen & Bar’s roasted broccoli with roasted sesame sauce

“Roasted broccoli teamed with a soy and sesame sauce makes a very savoury side dish,” says Hamish Nugent.
Roasted broccoli with roasted sesame sauce

Roasted broccoli with roasted sesame sauce

Mark Roper
6
25M
35M
1H

Ingredients

Roasted sesame sauce

Method

Main

1.For roasted sesame sauce, preheat oven to 180C. Roast sesame seeds on an oven tray, stirring a couple of times, until golden brown (6-10 minutes). Finely grind sesame seeds and sugar with a mortar and pestle or, for a finer sauce, grind in a high-speed blender. Add remaining ingredients and whisk to combine.
2.Increase oven to 250C. Blanch broccoli until just tender, but not soft (1½-2 minutes; see cook’s notes p177). Refresh in iced water, drain and pat dry with paper towels. Oil and season broccoli with salt all over. Place in a roasting pan lined with baking paper and roast until it starts to caramelise (12-18 minutes).
3.Pour sesame dressing onto plates and top with roasted broccoli, scatter with bonito-flavoured sesame seeds and serve.

Bonito-flavoured sesame seeds are available from goodgrubhub.com.

Notes

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