How long do you boil fresh Broccoli?
- This depends on what part of the broccoli you are cooking. You should boil the stalks for 6 to 7 minutes, and the florets for 4 to 5 minutes.
How long do you boil broccoli for?
To boil, place in a pan of boiling water and cook the florets for 6-8 minutes.
To steam, place in a steamer over boiling water and cook for 6-8 minutes.
Broccoli to be stir-fried should be separated into bite-sized florets, heat 1 tbsp of oil in a frying pan and add the florets, cook for 4-5 minutes or until tender.
How do I cook broccoli without a steamer?
To steam broccoli without a steamer, start by cutting it into small pieces and placing it in a microwave-safe bowl with 3 tablespoons of water. Then, cover the bowl with a lid, and microwave for 3 to 4 minutes until the broccoli is tender with a brilliant emerald color.
How is broccoli cooked?
In a large pot add water and salt, and then bring water to a boil over high heat. Add the broccoli florets and cook until bright green in color and crisp tender, about 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer broccoli to a bowl filled with 4 cups water and 4 cups ice to stop the cooking process, about 5 minutes.3 Jun 2019