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Sautéed Broccoli Recipe

Jen Sim
This sauteed lemon broccoli recipe is a family favourite! Add salt, pepper and lemon juice for a burst of citrusy flavour. Make in under 10 mins and serve as a side.
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Course: Side Dish
Keyword: broccoli
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 3 people
Author: Jen Sim


  • Pan


  • 1 large loose broccoli
  • ½ an onion
  • ¼ of a fresh lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • A splash of olive oil


  • Add a splash of olive oil to a pan. Once the oil is hot, add the onions, stir and cook for 2-3 minutes on a low/medium heat.
  • Add the broccoli florets to the pan and season with salt to taste, pepper to taste and stir. Squeeze a splash of lemon juice over the florets and stir for another 2 minutes or until done. Cook on a medium heat for 5 minutes. Serve as desired.


NB: Option to grate lemon zest over broccoli to intensify the lemon flavour.