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Sauteed Asian broccolini
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5 from 3 votes

Asian Sautéed Broccolini Recipe (Paleo, Whole30, Vegan)

This healthy sautéed Asian broccolini takes less than 15 minutes and it's crisp tender with lots of flavor. It makes a perfect quick and easy side dish
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: asian side dish, garlic broccolini, healthy sauteed broccolini, how to saute broccolini, paleo broccolini, sauteed broccolini recipe, whole30 side dish
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 122kcal



  • Trim the bottom 1/2 inch of the broccolini and halve any stems that are thick.
  • Heat olive oil and sesame oil in a large skillet with a lid over medium high heat.
  • Add broccolini to the skillet and cook flipping and stirring until bright green in color and some of edges are charred, about 6-7 minutes.
  • Add garlic, salt, and red pepper flakes, and stir for 1 minute until the garlic is fragrant.
  • Pour in water, coconut aminos, and rice vinegar, and cover. Cook until the broccolini is crisp tender, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve warm, sprinkled with sesame seeds and ground black pepper.



Serving: 1serving - makes 4 | Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 499mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2076IU | Vitamin C: 105mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 1mg