Oriental Broccoli Salad Recipe

Oriental Broccoli Salad is such a colorful and flavorsome dish that you will fall in love with it for sure. This amazing salad is a hit at summer get-togethers, outings and parties. Moreover, Oriental Broccoli Salad is a great option for calorie conscious and busy people as it is light and takes few minutes to prepare. The Sauce Dressing nicely highlights the ingredients, enhancing the overall taste to the salad.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Serving size: 04
Utensils needed: pot, spoon, knife, sieve, sieve, mixing bowl, serving bowl


– 100 grammes of broccoli – cut into florets, remove skin from stem
– 5 cloves of garlic – chopped finely
– ½ piece of red chili – chopped finely
– 1 teaspoon of salt
– 1 teaspoon of cooking oil

Sauce Dressing Ingredients:

– 2 teaspoons fish sauce
– Juice of 2 calamansi
– A pinch of salt
– A pinch of sugar


  • 1

    Pour some water into a medium pot and place it on stove with medium-high heat. Add in one teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of cooking oil. Take a large spoon and stir until the salt dissolves. Cover the pot and wait until the water starts boiling.

  • 2

    In the meantime, grab the broccoli and rinse it with cold water. Drain the broccoli and remove its skin from the stem, using a sharp knife. Now, cut it into fine florets.

  • 3

    Once the water starts boiling, add the broccoli florets into it and cook until blanch and tender. Remove the pot from heat and drain the cooked broccoli with a sieve. Then, run the broccoli florets under cold water in order to cool them to handle. Drain them again and set aside for few minutes in order to remove the excess water.

  • 4

    Until the broccolis are draining, prepare your Sauce Dressing. Whisk all the dressing ingredients in a medium bowl until smooth.

  • 5

    Place the broccoli florets in a medium salad bowl and add in chopped finely garlic cloves, slices of red chili.

  • 6

    Drizzle the dressing all over the salad and toss to coat the ingredients. Your Oriental Broccoli Salad is ready to serve.

    Note: If you prefer a cold Oriental Broccoli Salad, then place it in refrigerator for some time before serving it.

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