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5 from 2 votes

Broccoli Rapini with Garlic and Cashews

Quick stir fried greens with garlic and cashews.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
Author: Cynthia


  • 1/2 pound broccoli rapini bok choy or spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil for frying
  • 1/3 cup raw cashews coarsely chopped
  • Kosher salt to taste.
  • Red pepper flakes for garnish


  • In a large pot of rapidly boiling salted water, blanch rapini, whole for 2 minutes.
  • Drain and plunge in ice cold water to stop cooking. Drain.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together rice vinegar, sesame oil and sugar
  • In a large saute pan or wok, heat oil over a medium high heat until smoking.
  • Add garlic, sesame oil and rapini and chopped cashews and stir fry for 1 minute. Next, add vinegar, sesame oil and sugar mixture stirring another 30 seconds.
  • Add salt and red pepper flakes to taste.