Asian Broccoli Rice Recipe

written by Danielle Minnebo

Asian Broccoli Rice

Credit: Danielle Minnebo

This is the perfect dish to accompany grilled seafood or chicken skewers. It’s much lighter than fried rice and provides you with a tasty hit of vegetables.

Serves: 4



  • 2 heads broccoli, cut into large pieces
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 25g fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 1 red chilli, finely diced
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp tamari sauce
  • Juice 1 lime
  • 15 snow peas, thinly sliced
  • Handful fresh mint, chopped
  1. Add broccoli to food processor and blend for 1 minute, until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  2. Heat coconut oil in large frypan and add onion, garlic, ginger and chilli. Cook for 5 mins until soft and caramelised.
  3. Add broccoli, fish sauce and tamari sauce, and cook for a further minute.
  4. Stir through lime juice, snow peas and mint, and remove from heat.
  5. Serve topped with extra chopped chilli and fresh mint.

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Danielle Minnebo

Danielle is a university-qualified nutritionist, a passionate home cook and founder of Food to Nourish. Danielle’s love affair with cooking started at a very young age in the kitchen where she was taught to cook by her mother. Danielle is passionate about helping people form a better understanding of nutrition and a healthier relationship with the food they eat. In fact, she’s on a mission to help spread the real food message to as many people as possible. Throughout her work as a nutritionist, Danielle’s basic principles have always come back to how we cook and prepare our food. She believes it really is as simple as combining wholefood ingredients in the right way to create tasty dishes that are nutrient-dense and full of flavour.