Broccolini is a unique mix of broccoli and Chinese kale with great nutrition credentials.
It helps with glowing skin as it contains incredible phytochemical, it assists with liver detoxification, is high in anti-inflammatory vitamins for your immune system and is supportive of good gut health.
Hooray to this hearty vegetable!
2 bunches of Broccolini, washed
2 tbs olive oil
1-2 tbs Cajun seasoning (see tip)
1 lemon halved
Peri peri mayonaise, to serve
With the water clinging to the Brocollini, place into a snap lock bag in a single layer. Microwave for 1 minute on High/100%. Carefully drain, pat dry with paper towel, then arrange on a tray. Drizzle over the oil, sprinkle with seasoning, turning to coat.
Preheat the barbecue plate on medium. Add the Brocollini and lemons cut side down. Barbecue for 4 minutes, turning the Broccolini often until lightly charred. Then transfer to a tray. Serve with mayonnaise and charred lemon.
Tip: Cajun seasoning can be quite spicy so if you like spicy food, use 2 tbs in this recipe.
Serving suggestion: This is delicious served with barbecued salmon, chicken or beef.
This is an edited recipe extract by Perfection Fresh.